Huge Congratulation to Cell first author paper by Lisa Knaus


Her article "Large neutral amino acid levels tune perinatal neuronal excitability and survival" reveived much attention!

Lisa Knaus, MolTag PhD student since 2019 and about to finish her PhD soon in the Novarino group at IST Austria, has published a major paper. Involved are as well Lena Schwarz from her group, and the MolTag group of Nuno Maulide at University of Vienna.

The work presents a detailed look at how even small changes in the metabolism and nutrient availability can have severe consequences for brain development and function.

The paper:

Knaus LS, Basilico B, Malzl D, Gerykova Bujalkova M, Smogavec M, Schwarz LA, Gorkiewicz S, Amberg N, Pauler FM, Knittl-Frank C, Tassinari M, Maulide N, Rülicke T, Menche J, Hippenmeyer S, Novarino G. Large neutral amino acid levels tune perinatal neuronal excitability and survival. Cell. 2023 Mar 24:S0092-8674(23)00215-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2023.02.037.

Press releases:

ISTA Press release, english

ISTA Press release, german

Austrian Press Agency, german 

Austrian Public Broadcasting (ORF), german





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