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Neuroscience and Neuropathology MRes/Phd Supervisors

Neuroscience Supervisors
  • Paul Smith (Ion channel pharmacology, lipid membranes and mathematical modelling of intrinsic cellular properties)

  • Steve Alexander (Endogenous cannabinoid system, with particular focus on inflammation and pain)

  • Tomas Bellamy (Neuron-glial signalling, astrocyte biology and modelling of glial calcium kinetics)
  • Steve Briddon (Molecular Pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptors and advanced fluorescence imaging)

  • Meritxell Canals (G protein-coupled receptor signalling and drug-screening with a focus on inflammation and pain)

  • Victoria Chapman (Lipid mediators of inflammation, the endocannabinoid system, and mechanisms in osteoarthritic pain)

  • Federico Dajas-Bailador (Axon guidance and developmental neurobiology)

  • Gareth Hathway (Pain processing in early life, immune modulation of pain, and multi-electrode array electrophysiology)
  • Madeleine King (How adverse early-life events or drugs of abuse impact on brain neurochemistry and contribute to cognitive and social dysfunction)

  • Helen Knight (Genetic and epigenetic processes contributing to neurodevelopmental and cognitive disorders)

  • Rob Lane (Neuropharmacology of G protein-coupled receptor (GPCRs) function and signalling)

  • Ian Mellor (Naturally occurring toxins, ion channel pharmacology and electrophysiology)

  • Sebastian Serres (Combining magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and spectroscopy methods to study vascular function in brain disorders)

  • Graham Sheridan (Neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s disease; Neural injury and regeneration; Brain ageing and mechanosensation; effects of cancer on immune function; Synaptic plasticity and cognition)
  • Uwe Vinkemeier (Neuroimmunology and cytokine-regulation of STAT transcriptional activity in the immune system)

  • Joern Steinert (Neurodegeneration and neuropathology research and principal mechanisms of in synaptic signalling in health and disease with focus on oxidative stress and nitric oxide) 
  • Lucy Donaldson (Studies of neuronal function in acute and chronic pain, particularly in arthritis but also other painful conditions)

  • Ivano Amelio (Neuronal metabolism in physiological function and disease)

  • Kevin Fone (Understanding the neurobiological basis of CNS disorders and in vivo methodologies to investigate the functional role of orphan receptors in CNS disorders)

  • Maria Toledo-Rodriguez (Epigenetic mechanisms underlying the positive effects of exercise)

  • Angus Brown (Energy metabolism in the brain; role of non-glucose substrates, effects of glucose deprivation, role of glycogen)

 
Neuropathology Supervisors
  • Madeleine King (How adverse early-life events or drugs of abuse impact on brain neurochemistry and contribute to cognitive and social dysfunction)

  • Helen Knight (Genetic and epigenetic processes contributing to neurodevelopmental and cognitive disorders)

  • Robert Layfield (Protein structure and function in neurodegenerative diseases)

  • Kevin Morgan (Genetics of Alzheimer’s disease)

  • Marie Pardon (Stress, ageing and neurodegenerative diseases)

  • Sebastian Serres (Combining magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and spectroscopy methods to study vascular function in brain disorders)

  • Graham Sheridan (Neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s disease; Neural injury and regeneration; Brain ageing and mechanosensation; effects of cancer on immune function; Synaptic plasticity and cognition)

  • Rebecca Trueman (Investigating factors which lead to poor recovery post-stroke, such as age and infection, and mechanisms underlying post-stroke recovery)

  • Joern Steinert (Neurodegeneration and neuropathology research and principal mechanisms of in synaptic signalling in health and disease with focus on oxidative stress and nitric oxide)

  • Tracy Farr (Interests in pathophysiology of cerebrovascular disease, in particular ischemic stroke and vascular dementia)

  • Lucy Donaldson (Studies of neuronal function in acute and chronic pain, particularly in arthritis but also other painful conditions)

  • Ivano Amelio (Neuronal metabolism in physiological function and disease)

  • Kevin Fone (Understanding the neurobiological basis of CNS disorders and in vivo methodologies to investigate the functional role of orphan receptors in CNS disorders)
 

 

 

School of Life Sciences

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH

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