In this exhibition it will be shown, among other interesting issues:

• How the nervous system works
• How neurologists explore brain functions
• How neurons look under a microscope
• How genetic diseases are investigated


We will explain how the researches carry out the search for the gene that causes the ataxia of A Costa da Morte, what is the use of the zebrafish (Danio rerio) as an animal model of diseases, etc.


The photographs and finalist stories of the contest "Knowing / discovering the ataxias" will be also exhibited.





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