Miss Laetitia Schwab

Laetitia Schwab

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Dr Roger Barker

Departments

Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Institutes

Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair

Research Themes

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Clinical and Veterinary Neuroscience

Interests

I am a third year PhD student in Prof. Roger Barker's lab at the Brain Repair Center. My research aims to investigate the role of dopamine in hippocampal function in healthy brain and Huntington's disease using pharmacological manipulation and behavioural testing.

Research Focus

Keywords

hippocampus

dopamine

Huntington's disease

fMRI

behavioural

Clinical conditions

Huntington's disease

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


    Key publications

    Laetitia C Schwab, Shaady N Garas, Janelle Drouin-Ouellet, Sarah L Mason, Simon R Stott, and Roger A Barker (2015), “Dopamine and Huntington’s disease” Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics

    Publications

    2014

    Schwab LC, Luo V, Clarke CL, Nathan PJ (2014), “Effects of the KIBRA Single Nucleotide Polymorphism on Synaptic Plasticity and Memory: A Review of the Literature.” Curr Neuropharmacol 12(3):281-8 Details