Dr Philip Gaskin

Philip Gaskin

University position

Research Associate

Departments

Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

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.

Research Focus

Keywords

Prefrontal Cortex

Depression

Anxiety

Clinical conditions

Anxiety disorders

Cognitive impairment

Depressive disorders

Schizophrenia

Equipment

Behavioural analysis

Collaborators

Cambridge

Angela Roberts

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2016

    Gaskin PLR, Toledo-Rodriguez M, Alexander SPH, Fone KCF (2016), “Down-regulation of hippocampal genes regulating dopaminergic, GABAergic and glutamatergic function following combined neonatal phencyclidine and post-weaning social isolation of rats as a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia” Int J Neuropsychopharmacol Ahead of Print

    2014

    Gaskin PLR, Alexander SPH, Fone KCF (2014), “Neonatal phencyclidine administration and post-weaning social isolation as a dual-hit model of 'schizophrenia-like' behaviour in the rat.” Psychopharmacol 231(12):2533-45