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  • Raymundo Baez Mendoza Mr Raymundo Baez Mendoza
    My research interest is in reward neurophysiology.
  • David Baguley Dr David Baguley
    Tinnitus remains a clinical enigma. My research considers mechanisms of tinnitus, and optimising interventions for troublesome tinnitus in the clinical population. I am based within the Departments of Audiology and Otolaryngolgy at Addenbrooke's ...
  • Sabine Bahn Professor Sabine Bahn
    The goals of the Bahn Laboratory are to develop molecular diagnostics for schizophrenia and other major neuropsychiatric disorders, to develop and test new hypotheses of the pathological basis of schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder and to...
  • Clare Baker Dr Clare Baker
    We are investigating a broad range of questions relating to the development of neurogenic placodes and the neural crest, two embryonic cell populations in vertebrates that together build the entire peripheral nervous system. Current projects inclu...
  • Kate Baker Dr Kate Baker
    Genomic technology is now enabling the identification of many novel causes of neurodevelopmental disorder. This provides a new starting point for understanding the relationships between specific genetic mutation, neuronal function, brain developm...
  • Sara Baker Dr Sara Baker
    I am interested in the role of pre-frontal functions (i.e., impulse control) in the formation and expression of beliefs especially during early childhood. I use behavioral and physiological measures (eye-tracking) to examine how children learn to...
  • Paula Banca Dr Paula Banca
    My research is aimed at understanding the neural mechanisms underlying action control with the purpose of developing more effective treatments in psychiatric diseases. I am interested in compulsive disorders, particularly Obsessive-Compulsive Diso...
  • Dr Matthew Banton
    Using molecular and cellular techniques including confocal microscopy I am investigating how certain genes play a role in obesity through changes in appetite and metabolism.
  • Amanda Barber Dr Amanda Barber
    Retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) convey visual signals from the retina to the brain via their axons that forms the optic nerve and the optic tract. Damage to RGC axons, as a result of injury or diseases such as glaucoma, can result in blindness as ma...
  • Corinne Bareham Dr Corinne Bareham
    My research to date investigates the neural correlates of spatial attention in healthy people and spatial bias in stroke patients with unilateral neglect. I primarily use EEG techniques to investigate the transition in consciousness between wakefu...
  • Roger Barker Professor Roger Barker
    I work on: Clinical aspects of Parkinson's and Huntington's disease including the study of disease heterogeneity using cognitive testing, functional imaging and genetic biomarkers. Examining the value of different biomarkers to assess disease onse...
  • Horace Barlow Horace Barlow
    My aim has been to understand the visual system at the level of its neurons and their interactions, because I think this is the level that holds the key to a quantitative understanding of the useful work our brains do for us. For tasks requiring ...
  • Philip Barnard Dr Philip Barnard
    My programme of work focuses mainly on Executive Control and Emotional Meanings in Cognitive and Neural systems. Current work is organised under four project headings: [a] Core Theoretical work on Interacting Cognitive Subsystems - a macro-theory...
  • Jennifer Barnett Dr Jennifer Barnett
    I'm a psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist with some training in genetics and epidemiology. I’m interested in how genetic and environmental factors affect cognitive functions and mental health throughout life. This includes the development of...
  • Jean-claude Baron-Cohen Professor Jean-Claude Baron
    My research focuses on the pathophysiology of ischaemic stroke and the mechanisms underlying subsequent deterioration or recovery, including neuronal damage, tissue inflammation and long-term plasticity processes. In terms of methodology, my appro...
  • Simon Baron-Cohen Professor Simon Baron-Cohen
    The Autism Research Centre (ARC), of which I am Director, has 6 programs of research, all focusing on Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC): (a) Perception and Cognition (investigating social and non-social cognition and sensory processing); (b) Neu...
  • Damiano G. Barone Dr Damiano G. Barone
    Neurological disability can be secondary to many conditions, including trauma, degenerative disease and cancer and imposes a significant health, economic and social burden. Nowadays rehabilitation medicine is the only therapy available to patients...
  • David Barrett Dr David Barrett
    The impact of neuron death on optimal computation and learning in balanced networks is the primary focus of my research. More generally, my work is at the interface of neural network theory, neural computation and disease.
  • Michael Bate Professor Michael Bate
    My research is concerned with the way in which the machinery underlying coordinated movement is genetically specified and assembled during embryonic development. On the one hand this involves an analysis of the way in which muscles are assembled, ...
  • Andrew Bateman Dr Andrew Bateman
    Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation has a research strategy that has three themes: i) development of assessments, ii) development and immplementation innovative therapeutic interventions iii) evaluation of neuro-rehabil...
  • Joe Bathelt Dr Joe Bathelt
    My main research interest is in the determinants of children's cognitive development with particular focus on neural constraints. I'm investigating this topic with different participant groups including children with genetic, psychiatric, sensory,...
  • Howard Baylis Dr Howard Baylis
    We are investigating the functions of genes involved in Alzheimer’s disease using C. elegans. We have focussed on presenilin genes as presenilin mutations in human cause familial Alzheimer’s disease. We aim to address the mechanism by which presen...
  • Paul Bays Dr Paul Bays
    Why do we make errors in perception, in memory, and in our actions? Variability and uncertainty are fundamental aspects of human behaviour, which worsen with advancing age or neurological disease. In the lab we measure these factors using visual p...
  • Faye Begeti Dr Faye Begeti
    Problems in cognition are a part of Huntington’s disease (HD) and have a significant impact on quality of life. My main research interest is to investigate the cognitive aspects of HD with the aim of translating animal research into the clinic in...
  • Tristan Bekinschtein Dr Tristan Bekinschtein
    I am interested in non-classic approaches to study the physiology and cognition of consciousness. I have wide Interests in Cognition and neurophysiology. In the last few years I have been mainly concentrating in describing different states of con...
  • David Belin Dr David Belin
    Our research is interested in the neural, cellular and molecular substrates of inter-individual vulnerability to develop impulsive/compulsive disorders such as drug addiction, Obsessive / Compulsive Disorder, Tourette’s syndrome, pathological gamb...
  • Aude Belin-Rauscent Dr Aude Belin-Rauscent
    My research is interested in the neurophysiological and neuropharmacological substrates of compulsive disorders such as drug addiction and obsessive compulsive disorder.
  • Barry Bentley Barry Bentley
    My current research aims to map and understand the extrasynaptic volume transmission networks in the nervous system of C. elegans.
  • Jimena Berni Dr Jimena Berni
    My research is concerned with the way the neuronal network underlying locomotor behaviour assembles during embryonic development. In particular I am focussing in the mechanisms that contribute to the stability and reliability of the neuronal circu...
  • Joshua Bernstock
    Ischemic stroke continues to be a leading cause of morbidity/mortality throughout the world. The paucity of therapeutic options stands in stark contrast to the intensity of research efforts/number of clinical trials that have been performed. While...
  • German Berrios Professor German Berrios
    I am interested in the study of psychiatric symptoms (e.g. hallucinations, delusions, obsessions) appearing in the context of neurological disease. Since the 19th century, the view that 'mental symptoms' seen in the context of neurological diseas...
  • Anne Bertolotti Dr Anne Bertolotti
    Diverse neurodegenerative diseases share a common cause: aggregation of a specific protein in selective regions of the brain. The disease-causing proteins are expressed throughout life but neurodegenerative diseases are mostly late-onset. In fac...
  • Maxime Bertoux Dr Maxime Bertoux CPsychol
    At the interaction between cognitive neurosciences and clinical neuropsychology, my aim is to develop novel procedure of assessment, diagnosis and follow-up for neurodegenerative diseases such as Frontotemporal Dementia or Alzheimer's disease. In...
  • Richard Bethlehem Richard Bethlehem
    I started my PhD in Cambridge in 2013, funded by the MRC, Pinsent Darwin Trust, and CHESS (Cambridge Home and EU Scholarship Scheme) studying the effects of oxytocin and testosterone administration on resting state and task neural activation in th...
  • Bastiaan Bijleveld Mr Bastiaan Bijleveld
    My current project involves investigating the neural substrates of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). One particular region of interest for us is the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC). This brain region has a central multifaceted role in OC...
  • Simon Blackwell Dr Simon Blackwell
    I am a clinical psychologist working as a visiting scientist with the Emotional Disorders and Mental Imagery group (PI: Emily Holmes) at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in the. The focus of my research is developing novel interventions f...
  • Helen Blank Dr Helen Blank
    I am interested in how prior expectations influence perception of our environment. Currently, I am studying how prior information influences perception of degraded heard speech.
  • Clemence Blouet Dr Clemence Blouet
    Impairments in central pathways regulating energy homeostasis can cause profound metabolic dysfunctions, but current knowledge is insufficient to develop safe and efficient therapies targeting these pathways. Brain metabolic sensing is based on th...
  • Murali Bollrpall Dr Murali Bollepalli
    I am interested in understanding the phototransduction mechanism in Drosophila melanogaster. The phototransduction pathways are mediated by light-sensitive ion channels such as TRP channels. I study the activation pathway of the TRP channels in ph...
  • Natalie Boonzaier Miss Natalie Boonzaier
    Multimodal magnetic resonance imaging of the intra-tumoural heterogeneity of glioblastoma
  • Dr Daniel Bor
    My current main research focus is on the effects of drowsiness and conscious level (both measured neurally) on cognition, and how this is modulated by age. I am using MEG, fMRI and structural imaging techniques to examine the neural basis of these...
  • Robin Borchert Mr Robin Borchert
    I work with fMRI to investigate how drug treatments, which target the cognitive deficits in Parkinson's Disease, affect network connectivity. This provides a great opportunity to understand and optimize these treatments for patients.
  • Sophia Borgeest Gesa Sophia Borgeest
    I'm a PhD student working with Rogier Kievit in the executive processes group at the MRC CBU. I am interested in cognitive changes that occur as people age, and the neural mechanisms underlying them.
  • Mirjana Bozic Dr Mirjana Bozic
    I study language as a cognitive and a neural system. My research focuses on the neural mechanisms that support spoken language comprehension. Using behavioural and neuroimaging techniques, I investigate how different properties of the speech input...
  • Marco Brancaccio Dr Marco Brancaccio
    Cellular and molecular basis of circadian clocks in the suprachiasmatic nucleus
  • Dr Tiago Branco
    Our goal is to understand how the mouse brain implements the computations that underlie innate behaviours. We aim to provide biophysically detailed descriptions of how sensory inputs and motivational states are integrated to produce behavioural ou...
  • Andrea Brand Professor Andrea Brand FRS FMedSci
    Discovering how stem cells are maintained in a multipotent state and how their progeny differentiate into distinct cellular fates is a key step in the therapeutic use of stem cells to repair tissues after damage or disease. We are investigating th...
  • Dennis Bray Dr Dennis Bray
    How do bacteria find distant sources of food, and avoid noxious and potentially damaging environments? We seek answers to these questions by developing computer simulations of swimming bacteria exposed to gradients of different substances. Our pro...
  • Sarah Bray Professor Sarah Bray
    We are interested in understanding the signalling pathways that co-ordinate the decisions made by cells during development. The ultimate fate of a cell is dictated in part by its heredity and in part through interactions with neighbouring cells. O...
  • Carol Brayne Professor Carol Brayne
    My research programme is based around longitudinal population based studies of people aged 65 and above, running since 1985. They include collections of blood, and are linked to the Cambridge Brain Bank. Opportunities exist for translation from la...
  • Jack Brelstaff Dr Jack Brelstaff Ph.D
    Our work focuses on the cellular and molecular consequences of tau pathology in neuronal cultures. Our primary model is derived from the dorsal root ganglia of mice transgenic for P301S mutant human tau. These ganglia are dissociated and grown in ...
  • Peter Bright Dr Peter Bright
    1. Neuroimaging and neuropsychological investigations of object processing (with an emphasis on the role of medial temporal lobe structures). 2. Disease progression and cognitive decline in semantic dementia. 3. Retrograde amnesia in brain dama...
  • Laura Brightman Miss Laura Brightman
    Looking at an In Vitro model of Prader Willi syndrome, a developmental disorder caused by problems (both deletion and epigenetic) with chromosome 15. Modelling cortical development with human patient IPSC lines.
  • Allan Brigola Allan Brigola
    My research focuses on cognitive performance in elderly people with low education. In Brazil I study the relationship between cognition, frailty and emotional variables in elderly from rural communities. At the University of Cambridge I am studyin...
  • Kevin Brindle Professor Kevin Brindle
    We have developed non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques that enable us to track labelled cells that have been implanted in the CNS. This work has been conducted in collaboration with Robin Franklin. In addition we are developi...
  • Jantine Broek Jantine Broek A.C.
    My PhD in the Bahn lab concerns the fragile X syndrome (FXS) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The project aims to discover the underlying mechanisms of FXS and ASD, which will contribute to the future development of early diagnosis and treatment.
  • Paul Brooks Paul Brooks
    My area of research focuses on how the cellular skeleton is formed and maintained in peripheral neurons. Fundamentally, microtubules are comprised of just 3 proteins, however, their functions are diverse. During cell division MTs lock onto and pu...
  • Donald Broom Professor Donald Broom
    Developing and using methods of evaluating animal welfare. Behaviour development, social behaviour, abnormal behaviour. Assessing cognitive ability in domestic animals including cattle, pigs, sheep and dogs. Sentience, awareness, emotions, feeling...
  • Christopher Brown Dr Christopher Brown PhD
    Current research interests are: - the genetic basis of pain perception in the normal population and in individuals with extreme pain phenotypes. - investigating the forebrain contribution to acute and chronic pain using Electroencephalography (EE...
  • Guy Brown Professor Guy Brown
    We are interested in the mechanisms of inflammatory neurodegeneration in the brain. We have been using cultures of neurons and glia to investigate how microglia become activated by inflammatory stimuli (such as cytokines, LPS, LTA, prions and bet...
  • Rose Bruffaerts Dr Rose Bruffaerts
    I'm a cognitive neurologist. My research is centered around semantic and perceptual processing of concrete entities. The methods that I use to conduct this research consist of advanced fMRI and MEG techniques (multi-voxel pattern analysis and mach...
  • Annette Brühl Dr Annette Brühl
    My research is concerned with the interaction of emotion and cognition - how cognitive processes regulate emotion, how emotion interacts with cognition - with a particular focus on the neurofunctional processes. These processes are disturbed in af...
  • Alexander Buell Dr Alexander Buell
    My research focuses on the kinetics and thermodynamics of biomolecular interactions, both in a functional and in a disease context. In particular, I aim to quantify the energy differences and energy barriers that are responsible for the transiion ...
  • Raymond Bujdoso Dr Raymond Bujdoso
    Prion diseases such as scrapie of sheep and goats, BSE of cattle and CJD of humans are transmissible neurodegenerative diseases. The research of our prion group is concerned with providing knowledge to try and answer some of the important question...
  • Ed Bullmore Professor Ed Bullmore
    I am interested in understanding human brain network organization from neuroimaging data in health and disease. My recent methodological work has focused on graph theory to measure aspects of brain network topology. I am also interested in bette...
  • Simon Bullock Dr Simon Bullock
    Our primary goal is to understand how cellular components are sorted and dispersed by microtubule-based motor complexes, and how these transport processes contribute to the functions of cells in situ (i.e. within organisms). We have long-standing ...
  • Guido Buonincontri
    I am mainly interested in hardware and software development for PET and MRI. My research aims to implement and extend the latest MR imaging techniques for assessing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular function in animal models of heart failure, str...
  • Dr Miguel Burguillos
    Microglia activation is a general phenomenon present virtually in all neurodegenerative diseases where the innate immune response driven by microglia cells plays a decisive role in the fate of the neuronal population. Throughout my research career...
  • Craig Burns Craig Burns
    Memory reconsolidation and destabilisation in maladaptive disorders such as addiction
  • Malcolm Burrows Professor Malcolm Burrows
    I work on the properties of neurons and the circuits they form to understand how they control behaviour. 1. Motor control. How do nonspiking local interneurons organise motor neurons to generate limb movements? How do spiking interneurons proce...
  • Karl Emanuel Busch Dr Karl Emanuel Busch
    I study the response of the nematode C. elegans to a cue related to foraging, the concentration of ambient oxygen, which determines the worm´s locomotory activity on bacterial food lawns. I aim to understand how genes that regulate this particular...
  • Folma Buss Dr Folma Buss
    We study the cellular roles of myosin motor proteins and how they mediate the organization of cellular compartments and control intracellular transport along actin filaments. One of our major aims is to understand the mechanism of cargo selection ...
  • Tim Bussey Professor Tim Bussey
    Lisa Saksida and I are PIs in the Translational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (TCNLab). The driving force behind all of the work in our lab is exactly as the name suggests: we want to understand the neuroscience of cognition, and to facilitate transl...
  • Mr James Butler
    Recent studies have established dysfunctional evoked and induced gamma (40 Hz) oscillations as well as changes in parvalbumin (PV) interneurons in the brains of schizophrenic patients (Uhlhaas & Singer, 2010). I will express the optogenetic silenc...
  • Simon Butler Simon Butler
    Puberty is associated with a period of psychological change concomitant with structural changes in the brain. An endocrinological association has been proposed. In the context of education, the effects on executive function, particularly the socia...
  • Dr Paula Buttery
    The application of natural language engineering techniques to augment neuro-imaging analysis and experimental design.
  • Philip Buttery Dr Philip Buttery
    We work on the role of rho family GTPases and their regulators in the plasticity of CNS synapses, as related to brain disease and recovery from brain injury. We are currently focussing on a regulator of the GTPase Rac1 which is upregulated with n...
  • Miss Elizabeth Byrne
    My research focuses on working memory training combined with transcranial electrical stimulation (tES).