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  • Dana Galili Dr Dana Galili
    Did you ever wonder what makes males and females respond differently to the same stimulus? Sex differences are basic for reproduction, parenting and other social interactions. I work on Drosophila sexually dimorphic behaviours and their underlying...
  • Celine Galvagnion Dr Celine Galvagnion
    My main research interests focus on understanding the early onset and proliferation of Parkinson’s disease. In fact, alpha synuclein (α-syn) is a small presynaptic protein involved in neuronal and synaptic vesicle plasticity but its aggregation t...
  • Stephen Gamble Mr Stephen Gamble
    Currently working in molecular biology in the Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation (CASM) programme at the Sanger Institute. My previous research experience has including work in the biological basis of mental illness using neurobiology, biochemis...
  • Sara Garofalo Dr Sara Garofalo
    I’m a young scientist in the broad field of neuroscience. My researches concern neural and behavioural correlates of human reinforcement learning. I’m particularly interested in how adaptive behaviors can evolve in pathological and maladaptive con...
  • Jane Garrison Jane Garrison
    Investigating reality testing failures in hallucinations, including in schizophrenia
  • Philip Gaskin Dr Philip Gaskin
    I aim to fractionate specific roles of subdivisions of the vmPFC, and their cortico-cortical and cortico-subcortical interactions, with regards to the regulation of positive and negative emotion.
  • Susan Gathercole Professor Susan Gathercole
    I am a cognitive psychologist specialising in memory, learning and language. My research is concerned primarily with understanding the cognitive and neural basis of childhood disorders of working memory and other executive functions, and with ide...
  • Helene Gautier Dr Helene Gautier
    I showed that communication between axons and oligodendrocyte progenitor cells during remyelination is essential for efficient myelin repair. I'm now interested on how neurons sense their mechanical environment and if it influences their electrica...
  • Linda Geerligs Dr Linda Geerligs
    My research centers around the normal age related changes in brain function and its effects on cognitive functioning. At the moment, my work is focused on functional connectivity changes in the aging brain and its implications for cognitive functi...
  • Zoubin Ghahramani Professor Zoubin Ghahramani
    My current research interests include Bayesian approaches to machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistics, information retrieval, bioinformatics, and computational motor control. Statistics provides the mathematical foundations for handli...
  • Dr Jenny Gibson
    Jenny’s research interests lie in the interplay between linguistic and social development from childhood through to adolescence. She studied at University of Manchester where she gained a BSc (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy, before going on ...
  • Claire Gillan Dr Claire Gillan
    I study the contribution of basic learning processes, such as habit formation, to psychiatric disease, in particular obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). I use behavioural experiments, psychophysiology and neuroimaging techniques to understand the...
  • Jonathan Gillard Professor Jonathan Gillard
    Development of novel Magnetic Resonance imaging tools assessing atheromatous plaque inflammation and stress analysis. Development of MRI and PET tools for delineating microscopic brain tumour infiltration in man.
  • Dr Jonathan Gilley
    My principle research area is investigation of the molecular mechanisms involved in axon degeneration after injury and in disease.
  • Susan van der Heide Dr Susan Giorgi-Coll (nee van der Heide)
    My main research focus is on the detecting biomolecules, such as proteins and metabolites, in microdialysis samples from patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). In particular I am involved in method development for improved detection in orde...
  • Chiara Giuliano Dr Chiara Giuliano
    I am interested in the neural processes regulating the development of impulsive / compulsive disorders such as drug addiction and binge-eating disorders.
  • Dino Giussani Professor Dino Giussani
    We have intertwined our interests in oxygen and the development of the central nervous and cardiovascular systems to propose that oxidative stress underlies the common molecular pathway via which prenatal hypoxia contributes to a developmental ori...
  • Dr Brian Glasberg
    My research focuses on the perception of sound in both normally hearing and hearing-impaired people and relates to the psychophysics of hearing.
  • Dervila Glynn Dr Dervila Glynn
    Following on from a degree in Biotechnology, I completed a PhD in Pharmacology (Downing College) and worked for 11 years in the field of Huntington’s disease (HD). My research focused on understanding the mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration an...
  • Hedwig Gockel Dr Hedwig Gockel
    My research has covered various aspects of human hearing, mostly in healthy individuals. Amongst them are pitch perception, auditory grouping and streaming processes, effects of attention on auditory perception, loudness perception and masking. I...
  • Michel Goedert Dr Michel Goedert
    Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease are characterized by the presence of abnormal filamentous assemblies within some nerve cells. Similar assemblies are found in related disorders, including progressive supranuclear palsy, dementia with Le...
  • Nuno Goncalves Nuno Goncalves
    I use high-field functional magnetic resonance imaging (7T fMRI) to study basic functional properties of human visual cortex at a very fine spatial scale. High-field fMRI with sub-millimeter resolution allows us to extract hemodynamic responses at...
  • Paloma T Gonzalez-Bellido Dr Paloma T Gonzalez-Bellido
    Given a set of environmental conditions and behavioral limitations, what is the optimal neural strategy and performance for a certain visual task? What adaptations are crucial for it? Are such adaptations widely spread across distantly related sp...
  • Ian  Goodyer Professor Ian Goodyer FMedSci
    I am a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist based at Cambridge University pursuing research into the connections between human development and psychopathology. My studies are centred on adolescents in the community as well as current patients. Our re...
  • Professor Juan Manuel Gorriz
    The SIPBA group use computational and mathematical approaches based on the statistical learning theory to develop computer-aided diagnosis systems in the field of neuroscience. SiPBA aim to provide supporting tools to physicians in the early diagn...
  • Usha Goswami Professor Usha Goswami
    I am the Director of the Centre for Neuroscience in Education. The Centre uses EEG and fNIRS to explore the developing brain. Key research projects include the neural basis of developmental dyslexia, the neural basis of speech and language impairm...
  • Michael Gottschalk Michael Gottschalk M.Sc.
    My projects at the Cambridge Centre of Neuropsychiatric Research (CCNR – under the direction of Prof Sabine Bahn) focus on the molecular basis of affective and anxiety disorders by generating new etiological hypotheses in a systems biological mann...
  • Julia Gottwald Julia Gottwald
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects up to 2% of the world population, ranging from young children to adults. The disease causes severe distress and has a marked impact on the ability to study and work. I investigate a range of cognitive p...
  • Fabian Grabenhorst Dr Fabian Grabenhorst
    My research focuses on the brain mechanisms for reward and economic decision making using neurophysiology and functional MRI. Specific areas of investigation include the neural computation of economic values and choices; the neural processing of s...
  • Fergus Gracey Dr Fergus Gracey
    My research themes relate to assessment, recovery and rehabilitation following brain injury. I am especially interested in identity and emotional adjustment following acquired brain injury, self-regulation, cognitive rehabilitation and service del...
  • Miss Deborah Green
    The research I undertake investigates memory processes and the associated brain networks, supervised by Dr Jon Simons. Primarily I have carried out research into ageing and memory and also the role of the Angular Gyrus and its involvement in inte...
  • Emma Pagett Emma Green
    I am a data manager for the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study in both the England (CFAS II) and Wales (CFAS Wales) centres, along with the Cambridge Centre for Ageing and Neuroscience (Cam-CAN) project. I provide data support to the teams and re...
  • Ingo Greger Dr Ingo Greger
    Information transfer in the brain occurs at synapses where chemical transmitters are released from presynaptic terminals and are received by postsynaptic receptors. Glutamate is a major neurotransmitter and glutamate receptors are key to synaptic ...
  • Dr Andrea Greve
    I am an Investigator Scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit. My research focuses on investigating theories of learning by using behavioral and functional brain imaging techniques (MRI and EEG/MEG) with the aim to understand the cog...
  • Fiona Gribble Professor Fiona Gribble
    Endocrine communication between the gut and brain, relaying food-related signals that control appetite and metabolism.
  • Jules Griffin Dr Jules Griffin
    We have been using a range of analytical techniques, and in particular NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry, to follow metabolism in the brain in a range of disease processes. This ranges from flux measurements to understand the cycling of metab...
  • Ms Juliet Griffin
    I study the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying the formation and stubborn persistence of delusions and other psychotic symptoms in psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia. I am interested in how the brain uses uncertain information (parti...
  • John Griffiths Professor John Griffiths
    My work involves the use and development of Magnetic Resonance methods for understanding the biology of cancer and the determination of tumour-associated MR parameters for diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of therapy.
  • Mark Gurnell Dr Mark Gurnell
    Current programmes of research: 1. endocrine basis of financial decision-making 2. genetic and acquired disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis 3. novel approaches to sparing hypothalamic-pituitary function in patients with sellar/par...
  • Alerie Guzman
    My research is focused on the process of demyelination and remyelination in the central nervous system and their relationship with Multiple Sclerosis. Remyelination is one of the most important processes in the CNS, in order to maintain the axon t...