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Tumor resistance is promoted by anti-cancer protein

23 Sep 2019

Champalimaud Research

Tumor resistance is promoted by anti-cancer protein

New study reports the discovery of a mechanism that renders anti-cancer protein p53 ineffective against hypoxic cancer cells and in fact promotes their survival!

How sleepless nights compromise the health of your gut

18 Sep 2019

Champalimaud Research

How sleepless nights compromise the health of your gut

Why are individuals that have irregular schedules more susceptible to gut inflammation and obesity? A study by the Immunophysiology group reveals a link between gut immune function and the brain’s circadian clock may very well be the answer.

Novel math could bring machine learning to the next level

04 Sep 2019

Champalimaud Research

Novel math could bring machine learning to the next level

“Allowing humans to drive the learning process of learning machines is fundamental to move towards a more intelligible artificial intelligence and reduce the skyrocketing cost in time and resources that current [learning machines] require in order to be trained”. – Mattia Bergomi

Major breakthrough in centuries-old puzzle

12 Aug 2019

Champalimaud Research

Major breakthrough in centuries-old puzzle

A new psychophysical law discovered by the Circuit Dynamics & Computation group proved to be crucial for the solution of a 200-years-old puzzle

Outcompeting Cancer

25 Jul 2019

Champalimaud Research

Outcompeting Cancer

A new study by the Cell Fitness lab reveals a potential way of stopping tumours from destroying the healthy tissue that surrounds them.

Virtual reality takes a leap into taste

22 Jun 2019

Champalimaud Research

Virtual reality takes a leap into taste

Champalimaud Researchers develop a system for creating virtual taste realities in fruit flies.

Science Snapshot: Deciphering the Magnetic Signature of Cancer

18 Apr 2019

Champalimaud Research

Science Snapshot: Deciphering the Magnetic Signature of Cancer

Short video featuring the most recent collaborations between Champalimaud Research and the Champalimaud Clinical Centre

Solving the

21 Mar 2019

Champalimaud Research

Solving the "Catch 22" of rectal cancer

New collaborative study between CR and the CCU Clinic results in an innovative MRI technique that can help with rectal cancer diagnosis

Science Snapshot: Untangling Space and Time in the Brain

15 Mar 2019

Champalimaud Research

Science Snapshot: Untangling Space and Time in the Brain

New short video about the most recent study of the Neural Circuits and Behaviour lab.

Untangling the where and when of walking in the brain

19 Feb 2019

Champalimaud Research

Untangling the where and when of walking in the brain

In an innovative study, the Neural Circuits and Behaviour Lab, finds remarkable similarities between the way humans and mice learn to adapt their manner of walking and pinpoint a site in the brain that controls two components crucial for mastering this task – space and time.