Christine E Wells

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Hippocampal processing is strongly implicated in both spatial cognition and anxiety and is temporally organized by the theta rhythm. However, there has been little attempt to understand how each type of processing relates to the other in behaving animals, despite their common substrate. In freely moving rats, there is a broadly linear relationship between(More)
A study of Huntington's Chorea in South Wales has shown a prevalence of 7.61 per 100,000 in the counties of Gwent and Glamorgan, with a total population of 1.7 million. Heterozygote frequency is close to 1 in 5,000. Total ascertainment within this area has been attempted, and experience since conclusion of the study has shown no patients who have been(More)
DNA viruses have evolved elaborate mechanisms to overcome host antiviral defences. In adenovirus-infected cells, programmed cell death (apoptosis) induced by the cytokine tumour necrosis factor (TNF) is inhibited by several adenovirus-encoded proteins. Occupation of the cell-surface receptor Fas, a member of the TNF-receptor superfamily that is expressed on(More)
Six patients manifested progressive language disturbance, resembling aphasia secondary to a focal dominant hemisphere lesion, as either an isolated initial symptom or a prominent early feature of a more generalized dementing illness. None had a history of transient ischemic attacks or stroke, and in all cases an extensive clinical and laboratory(More)