Our research by author

We conduct research in a wide range of biomedical topics.

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Some of our researchers have provided brief introductions to their different areas of interest within the School.

Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems (CCNS)

NameResearch Briefing titleResearch interest
Kelly, PaulNew molecules in mood disordersmood disorders

Centre for Integrative Physiology

NameResearch Briefing titleResearch interest
Cousin, MikePresynaptic Cell BiologyPresynaptic function and dysfunction; neurotransmitter release, synaptic vesicle endocytosis
Davies, JamieThe building and rebuilding of mammalian organsOrgan Development, Tissue Engineering, Synthetic Biology, Bioinformatic support for all of the above
Daw, MichaelDevelopmental Physiology of the Barrel CortexCortical development, Synaptic function and plasticity, GABAergic transmission
Duguid, IanSensory information processing and motor learning in the cerebellumGlutamate receptors
Evans, MarkCalcium signalling and hypoxia-response couplingAMP-activated protein kinase
Flatman, PeterCotransporters and hypertensioncotransporters
Fleetwood-Walker, SusanMolecular basis for novel analgesic interventionsAnalgesics
Gillingwater, TomNeuronal vulnerability in neurodegenerative diseaseDegeneration, SMA
Hall, AndrewChondrocytes, osteoarthritis and bone growthChondrocytes, Osteoarthritis
Hardingham, GilesNMDA receptor control of neuronal survival and deathNMDA receptors
Jackson, MandyMolecular mechanisms of cerebellar degenerationAtaxia, cerebellum
Jarman, AndrewDevelopmental genetics of neurogenesis in DrosophilaTranscriptional regulation of neurogenesis, Sensory development, Ciliogenesis
Leng, GarethComputational modelling of neural networksOxytocin
Ludwig, MikeAre Neuropeptides Brain Hormones?Oxytocin, vasopressin
Mason, JohnMolecular mechanisms of brain developmentEmbryonic development of the forebrain - Roles of transcription factors in forebrain development
Mitchell, RoryMolecular pharmacology and novel signalling pathways of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs)Therapeutics
Nolan, MatthewNeuronal ComputationNeural circuit disorders
Pennetta, GiuseppeGenetic dissection of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis pathogenesis in DrosophilaDrosophila
Pratt, TomDevelopmental neurobiology of axon guidance
Price, DavidHow brains are made
Ribchester, RichardPlasticity of neuromuscular junctions in health and diseaseMotor neurones
Shipston, MikePostranscriptional regulation of ion channel physiology
Simmen, MartinMapping and computational modelling of nucleosome positions
Skehel, PaulMolecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Spears, NorahFemale reproductive development
Theil, ThomasPatterning and axon pathfinding in the forebrain
Torsney, CaroleSensory plasticity in chronic pain conditions
West, JohnStem cells and genetic defects of the corneal epitheliumcorneal epithelium
Wyllie, DavidElectrophysiological studies of glutamate receptors

Centre for Neuroregeneration (CNR)

NameResearch Briefing titleResearch interest
Arambukkana, AnuraCell Plasticity, Infection, Reprogramming and Nervous System RepairSchwann Cell, leprosy
Becker, CatherinaDevelopment and regeneration of the zebrafish nervous systemZebrafish
Brophy, PeterHow nerves switch to rapid conduction and how it can go wrongNervous system, neurons
Horsburgh, KarenCerebrovascular dysfunction and impact on white matter integrity:relevance to ageing and Alzheimer’sAlzheimers disease
Lyons, DavidCellular and molecular analysis of myelinated axon development in zebrafishZebrafish

Centre for Cardiovascular Science (CVS)

NameResearch Briefing titleResearch interest
Hadoke, PaddyGlucocorticoids and the Cardiovascular SystemAtherosclerosis, Angiogenesis, glucocorticoids, androgens, stem cells, imaging.
Harmar, TonyCircadian control of physiology and behaviourCircadian clock

Division of Pathway Medicine

NameResearch Briefing titleResearch interests
Welburn, SusanMolecular Epidemiology of Zoonotic diseases of humans, livestock and wildlife of Africa

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