In the December issue of our newsletter (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/cardiovascular/december-2018) we congratulate Rachael on her new position at SciBite. Rachael, we will miss you! We also provide a progress update on the GO annotation of microglial proteins and their regulatory microRNAs, and we summarise our participation and contribution to recent meetings. The newsletter also includes a list of publications, which we have recently co-authored, including the article describing our amyloid-beta and tau annotation projects, published last week in Genes. 2018 Nov 29.