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  • Emma Cahill Dr Emma Cahill
    My immediate objective is to develop my research in neuronal signalling complexes and apply what I find to unanswered fundamental questions related to memory. In my postdoctoral research, I shall address the signalling requirements of memories ass...
  • Dr Gerard Callejo
    I am interested in the role of ion channels expressed in peripheral sensory neurones and involved in pain perception in different pathological conditions such as inflammation or nerve injury. In particular, I am interested in understanding the mol...
  • Dr Carlo Camilloni
    I work on the characterisation of the dynamics of proteins using both atomistic Molecular Dynamics simulations and experimental modelling to unveil the mechanisms at the basis of protein function and misfunction. I am also developing simulation me...
  • Emily Camm Dr Emily Camm
    My research involves investigating the effects of adverse prenatal conditions, such as hypoxia and undernutrition, on the structure and function of the brain, heart and placenta. My work offers insight to the potential mechanisms that may underlie...
  • Karen Campbell Dr Karen Campbell
    My research examines the cognitive and neural changes that accompany normal human ageing. In my doctoral work at the University of Toronto, jointly supervised by Profs. Lynn Hasher and Cheryl Grady, I examined age differences in attentional contro...
  • Daniel Campbell-Meiklejohn Dr Daniel Campbell-Meiklejohn
    I study social cognition with a focus on conformity, and decisions at the intersection of action value and theory-of-mind. I have a secondary research interest in problem gambling-related cognition, with an emphasis on loss-chasing (including esc...
  • Ivan Caramanna Mr Ivan Caramanna
    Follow-up study to previous MR-IMPACT study, investigating a large cohort of adolescents with MDD
  • Rudolf Cardinal Dr Rudolf Cardinal
    I am interested in computational models of attentional selection and cognition.
  • Bob Carlyon Dr Bob Carlyon
    My research has spanned a wide range of topics in human hearing, but has most recently focused on the problem of how we can listen to one voice in the presence of interfering sounds, such as other speakers. It incorporates behavioural and electrop...
  • Alejandro Carnicer Lombarte Alejandro Carnicer Lombarte
    Neural interfaces allow the establishment of connections between the nervous system and external electronics, and hold great potential in both the clinic and basic research. The peripheral nervous system is a particularly attractive site t...
  • Francesca Carota Dr Francesca Carota
    I study the neural mechanisms supporting spoken and written language comprehension, asking how lexical, morphological/morphosyntactic and multimodal (speech and gesture) processes relate to underlying linguistic and semantic representations. I u...
  • Adrian Carpenter Dr Adrian Carpenter
    Our group develops new techniques for the acquisition and analysis of PET and MR images to improve our understanding of the pathophysiology of disease. We also develop novel instrumentation, for example we are an internationally leading centre d...
  • Dr Keri Carpenter
    Research on human brain chemistry, in brain injury and brain tumour patients. Brain injury is a major cause of disability and death. While some brain injury survivors have good outcomes, others experience varying degrees of disability, which are o...
  • Roger Carpenter Professor Roger Carpenter MA PhD ScD
    I work on the brain mechanisms of human decision. The most common decision we make - two or three times every second - is what to look at next, and the measurement of the time taken to choose to look at a visual target - the saccadic latency - ha...
  • Dr Ana Catarino
    My research uses a combination of behavioural and neuroimaging techniques to investigate the neural mechanisms underlying memory inhibition. In particular, I am interested in studying voluntary suppression of trauma related memories. In other word...
  • Gustavo Andres Cerda-Moya Dr Gustavo Andres Cerda-Moya
    The embryonic developmental processes, by which neurons acquire specificity, form a given neural network and participate during different chemical and physical stimuli.
  • RATNASEKHAR  CH Dr RATNASEKHAR CH
    Life is a cyclical chemical process from birth to death, which consists of developmental changes from single cell to adult and aging changes from adult to death. There are internal circannual cycles, circadian rhythms with in this birth to death ...
  • Bhismadev Chakrabarti Professor Bhismadev Chakrabarti
    My research group is based at the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics at the University of Reading. We study emotion perception, empathy, and autism using functional MRI, eye gaze tracking, and psychophysiology. I am happy to co...
  • Sampurna Chakrabarti Ms Sampurna Chakrabarti
    Pain targets in arthritis
  • Samuel Chamberlain Dr Samuel Chamberlain MB/BChir PhD MRCPsych
    Neurobiology and treatment of impulsive, compulsive, and behaviourally-addictive disorders. I use a variety of techniques, including cognitive assessment, brain imaging, and pharmacological challenges, to explore the brain underpinnings of these...
  • Dennis Chan Dr Dennis Chan
    My research focuses on detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) before symptom onset, and on determining the biological basis of cognitive reserve (CR). AD work centres on detecting alterations in the functions of the entorhinal cortex (EC) and hippo...
  • Ian Charest Dr Ian Charest
    I am generally interested in object representation. I am currently working on Object vision and population code representation. During my PhD at the University of Glasgow, I investigated the neural correlates of voice and voice gender perception.
  • Shayanti Chattopadhyay Mukherjee Miss Shayanti Chattopadhyay Mukherjee
    Statistical modelling of brain connectivity networks in adolescent depression
  • Menghon Cheah Dr Menghon Cheah
    My research focuses on investigating the extracellular and intracellular mechanisms for axon regeneration in the central nervous system after injury. In addition to a plethora of inhibitory factors present in the injured microenviroment, the absen...
  • Lucy Cheke Dr Lucy Cheke
    My research concerns the mechanism by which the brain creates, maintains and manipulates representations of events that are not currently available to perception. These representations can take many forms: they can be memories of veridical past ev...
  • Srivas Chennu Dr Srivas Chennu
    As a part of the impaired consciousness research group, I work on developing the use of EEG (Electroencephalography) and BCI (Brain Computer Interfaces) for assessing and assisting patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states. I am funded...
  • Patrick Chinnery Professor Patrick Chinnery FRCP FMedSci
    I am interested in the genetic basis of neurological disorders, and particularly mitochondrial diseases. Mitochondria are the main source of energy within neurons and glia. Mutations in genes responsible for mitochondrial biogenesis are a major c...
  • Dr Rachel Chong BA(Hons), MBBS, MMed(Ophth)
    My project aims to investigate if promoting microtubule stability in retinal ganglion cells can induce neuroprotection in models of glaucoma.
  • Ms Wei-Yan Chow
    Investigating the migration of amacrine cells in the developing zebrafish retina
  • Jie-Yu Chuang Dr Jie-Yu Chuang
    I am interested in the following relationships: (1) brain and body (2) disorder and imaging (3) graph and number I have conducted MRI and fMRI studies of schizophrenia and depression patients. Gender difference has also been explored. My goal is t...
  • Dr Jean-Michel Cioni
    The goal of my research is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying axon growth and maintenance. Basic knowledge in this area is essential for understanding neurodevelopmental disorders. I use a multidisciplinary experimenta...
  • Roberto Cipolla Professor Roberto Cipolla
    My research in computational vision includes a number of areas, in particular the recovery of shape, object detection and recognition. My group has developed algorithms for reconstructing three-dimensional shapes of objects from multiple images as...
  • Isabel  Clare Dr Isabel Clare
    I work in the Cambridge Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Research Group in the Dept. of Psychiatry and as a a senior member of the Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage clinical theme in the NIHR's CLAHRC East of England. My research in...
  • Rebecca Clark Elford Mrs Rebecca Clark Elford
    My research involves implementing a range of cognitive testing and pharmacological intervention to investigate the cognitive and neurochemical basis of generalised Social Anxiety Disorder.
  • Alex Clarke Dr Alex Clarke
    The research that I have been undertaking investigates how information about meaningful objects is represented in the brain. More specifically, this is centered around how information about objects develops over time, and how the responses of diff...
  • Dr Hannah Clarke
    Understanding the neural and neurochemical basis of behaviours mediated by the prefrontal cortex and their relevance to psychiatric disorders.
  • Jonathan Clarke Dr Jonathan Clarke
    Discovery and development of compounds that are beneficial to the treatment of neurodegenerative disease
  • Nicky Clayton, Professor Nicky Clayton, FRS
    Nicky studies the development and evolution of cognition in members of the crow family (including jackdaws, rooks and jays) and humans. Her work has challenged many of the common-held assumptions that only humans can plan for the future and remini...
  • Jack Clearman Mr Jack Clearman
    Dyscalculia, a maths learning disorder, is not well understood. The traditional view holds an approximate number system (ANS) to be the core deficit leading to the isolated poor math skills in students otherwise normal in intelligence. But this vi...
  • Mrs Gemma Cockcroft
    Research Assistant in a unit that studies various forms of cognitive and behavioural neuroscience
  • Michael Coleman Professor Michael Coleman
    We study axon degeneration and its roles in neurodegenerative disease. One focus is proteins regulating the degeneration of injured axons (‘Wallerian degeneration'), which we have linked into a molecular pathway. Disease models involving similar m...
  • Alasdair Coles Professor Alasdair Coles
    We study people with immunological illnesses of the brain, especially multiple sclerosis. Our most important work to date has been on alemtuzumab (Campath-1H), a humanised monoclonal antibody made originally in Cambridge. We started using it to t...
  • Alexander Coles Mr Alexander Coles
    As a Research Intern at the University of Cambridge's Autism Research Centre I have looked into many different areas of research. I started by spending many months working on the EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project which investigates the ...
  • Jonathan Coles Dr Jonathan Coles
    As a clinician specialising within Neurointensive care my research interests are focused on describing the pathophysiology of head injury and optimising patient outcome. Using the combined facilities of the Wolfson Brain Imaging and Neurosciences ...
  • Tony Coll Dr Tony Coll
    My current research continues to focus upon the roles of the hypothalamus in the control of energy balance. Our current understanding of the central control of appetite has relied heavily upon mouse models and I continue to utilise the power of b...
  • William Colledge Professor William Colledge
    My research group is interested in the neuroendocrine regulation of mammalian fertility using transgenic mice as a model system. Puberty and the regulation of mammalian fertility is controlled by hormonal signalling within the hypothalamus. My re...
  • Lincoln Colling Dr Lincoln Colling
    My primary research area is focused on understanding the neural basis of developmental dyslexia. I have secondary interests in action observation, motor prediction, sensory-motor synchronisation, EEG/MEG methodology, and philosophy of neuroscience...
  • Lucy Collins Miss Lucy Collins
    I am interested in investigating the mechanisms of disease in Parkinson's Disease (PD). I focus on the genetic contributions to disease in PD, in the lab using induced neuronal (iN) technologies and in the clinic using cognitive testing.
  • V. Peter Collins Professor V. Peter Collins
    The group is focusing on human brain tumours. The studies aim at documenting the genetic abnormalities involved in the development of these tumours and how these affect cell function. We wish to identify prognostic markers, therapy response marker...
  • Alastair Compston Professor Alastair Compston
    My research interests focus on clinical and experimental demyelinating disease with an emphasis on multiple sclerosis - the commonest potentially disabling disease of young adults. The research group has a broad set of interests: we work on the a...
  • Iulia Comsa Miss Iulia M. Comsa
    My research aims to contribute to a better understanding of the dynamics of brain states at the boundary of consciousness, such as the process of falling asleep, clinically impaired consciousness, and sedation. My methods include graph theoretical...
  • Geoffrey Cook Dr Geoffrey Cook
    My research concerns the mechanisms controlling axon growth. In the laboratory we are investigating two axon-repulsive systems, 1) the characterization of somite glycoproteins that repel axons, creating the segmented pattern of spinal nerves durin...
  • Elisa Cooper Dr Elisa Cooper
    My research focuses on human episodic memory. I'm investigating memory in healthy aging, using E/MEG, fMRI, and behavioural measures. I'm also interested in the preserved abilities of individuals with hippocampal damage, and understanding learning...
  • Rose Cooper Miss Rose Cooper
    My research focuses on cognitive and neurological differences in episodic memory between typical individuls and adults with autism spectrum disorder, specifically focusing on autism-related impairments in the use of recollection to retrieve contex...
  • Thomas Cope Dr Thomas Cope MA MClinRes MRCP
    I am a Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Clinical Neurology, working in the University Neurology Unit under the supervision of Professor James Rowe. I am interested in defining perceptual mechanisms and brain substrates through...
  • Marta Costa Dr Marta Costa
    I work on the Virtual Fly Brain project (www.virtualflybrain.org). We integrate information from the literature, including anatomy and expression, with image data from various sources which we register to a common brain template, allowing comparis...
  • Ellese Cotterill
    I take a computational approach to study spontaneous activity in the developing nervous system, using data from Multi-electrode Array recordings.
  • Jo Cotton Mrs Joanne Cotton MPhil, MBPsS
    I am in the planning stages of my PhD, supervised by Dr Sara Baker; we are currently looking for a second supervisor with expertise in ADHD and stress. I will use Bayesian statistical analysis to examine potential causal links between stressors a...
  • Vivien J Coulson- Thomas Dr Vivien J Coulson- Thomas
    My research involves primarily the study of glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans in the field of: stem cells, inflammation, development, injury and regeneration.
  • Lesley Cousins Dr Lesley Cousins MRCP DPhil.
    I am interested in the effects of antidepressant medication on the teenage brain both in terms of structural and functional development. I am also interested in trying to understand why some depressed teenagers are prescribed antidepressants where...
  • Dr Ian Coyle-Gilchrist MBBS BSc MRCP
    Frontotemporal dementia is one of the commonest forms of dementia before retirement age. It is very closely related to two other conditions, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration. Despite their importance there is a lack o...
  • Andrew Crawford Professor Andrew Crawford
    I am interested in biophysics and physiology of the vertebrate inner ear , especially the cochlea. My research has focussed on the electrophysiology of cochlear hair cells with a view to understanding how they manage to respond to nanometre dis...
  • Hannah Critchlow Dr Hannah Critchlow
    Hannah strips down the brain. Using Radio, TV and Festival platforms she designs, produces and presents brainy interactive experiences for the public. She has featured on BBC, Sky and ITV channels and presented live events to over 30, 000 people a...
  • Ian Cross Professor Ian Cross
    My research explores the biological and cultural bases for human musicality, in particular, the mechanisms underlying the capacity for achievement and maintenance of inter-individual synchrony of behaviour, those underlying the experience of meani...
  • Damian Crowther Dr Damian Crowther
    We use a range of in vitro and in vivo techniques to understand how amyloid protein aggregates: i) mediate their toxic effects and ii) underpin the pathological progression of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. We are investigating the molecul...
  • Marek Czosnyka Professor Marek Czosnyka
    Brain Physics summarizes physical interactions between volumes, flows and pressures in brain. Measurement, data processing and analysis, forecasting and modeling of various cerebral phenomena as autoregulation of CBF or pressure-volume compensatio...
  • Zofia Czosnyka Dr Zofia Czosnyka
    Disturbance in cerebrospinal fluid circulation is one, but probably not the only reason for developing hydrocephalus. Physical models of CSF compensation may be identified in clinical practice. I provide a clinical service for the Hydrocephalus Cl...