Veselina Petrova

Veselina Petrova

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Prof. James Fawcett, Gates Cambridge Trust

Departments

Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Institutes

Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair

Email

vp351@cam.ac.uk

Research Themes

Clinical and Veterinary Neuroscience

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Interests

My research focuses on restoring the intrinsic ability of adult CNS neurons to regenerate after spinal cord injury. In particular, I work on advancing the axonal transport of molecules, key to the regenerative process such as integrins.

Research Focus

Keywords

spinal cord injury

regeneration

Clinical conditions

Spinal Cord Injury

Traumatic brain injury

Equipment

Axotomy

Cell culture

Confocal microscopy

Molecular Cloning

Collaborators

Cambridge

Evan Reid

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2016

    Jackson RJ, Rudinskiy N, Herrmann AG, Croft S, Kim JM, Petrova V, Ramos-Rodriguez JJ, Pitstick R, Wegmann S, Garcia-Alloza M, Carlson GA, Hyman BT, Spires-Jones TL (2016), “Human tau increases amyloid β plaque size but not amyloid β-mediated synapse loss in a novel mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.” Eur J Neurosci Vol 44: 3056–3066