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This page indexes our members by surname.

  • Dr Sanne Kaalund
    As a neuroscientist I am interested in the microscopic structure of the human brain, in particular how changes in the number of brain cells and cell-to-cell connections relate to altered behaviour and cognitive function in brain illnesses. I study...
  • Kristjan Kalm Dr Kristjan Kalm
    My research interests lie broadly in the models short term memory and learning. I am particularly interested in the representation and learning of sequential information and I use fMRI and computational modelling to study these processes.
  • Clemens Kaminski Professor Clemens Kaminski
    We develop advanced microscopic imaging techniques that permit us to elucidate molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration. We use techniques such as lifetime, spectrum and polarisation resolved imaging that inform on protein misfolding, aggregat...
  • Gabriele Kaminski Schierle Dr Gabriele Kaminski Schierle
    Our current research is focused on uncovering the molecular mechanisms that cause proteins to misfold and aggregate in live model systems of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). To enable this work we have developed a range of ad...
  • Mr Onno Kampman
    Computational neuroscience, using machine learning approaches to understanding the brain and human behaviour.
  • Jonathan Kanen Dr Jonathan Kanen
    I recently finished my PhD as a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and am the recipient of the Angharad Dodds John Bursary in Mental Health and Neuropsychiatry for 2020-2021. I am also an MD candidate in the United States. Much of my work has centred on th...
  • Yul Kang
    I study navigation, learning, and decision-making with computational models and behavioral experiments. I am interested in finding the normative way to solve a computational problem, how neural representation and behavioral performance conforms to...
  • Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir
    My lab’s interests are neurotransmitter signalling to oligodendrocytes and their progenitor cells, in both health and disease. Oligodendrocytes produce myelin (in the CNS), which speeds the propagation of the action potential. When the myelin s...
  • Dr Hamid Karimi-Rouzbahani
    With an interest in method development for neuroimaging analysis (EEG, MEG and fMRI) using machine learning, I pursue three main questions in cognitive neuroscience: How does the human brain support visual perception? How is information transfer...
  • Dr Muzaffer Kaser
    I am a psychiatrist interested in brain substrates of cognitive impairments associated with psychiatric disorders, I investigate the mechanisms underlying cognitive dysfunction in depression and potential treatments.
  • Dr Taxiarchis Katsinelos
    The progressive deposition of misfolded hyperphosphorylated tau is a pathological hallmark and it correlates with the disease progression of tauopathies, such as Alzheimer's disease. My research focuses on employing cellular biology and biochemica...
  • Napoleon  Katsos Dr Napoleon Katsos
    I am interested in how developmental research can inform theoretical linguistic inquiry and vice versa. My particular focus is in the area of semantics and pragmatics, and in language learning by monolingual and bilingual children as well as child...
  • Dr Eva Kaulich
    Acid-Sensing Ion Channels (ASICs) play central roles in chronic pain and other acidosis-related pathologies. The focus of my research is to dissect their physiological and molecular function in neurons, muscle and the intestine and how mutations i...
  • Miss Çağla Kaya
    For my bachelor's research project at the Duchen Lab at UCL, I used bioinformatics tools to analyse open access RNA sequencing datasets of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), iPSC-derived astrocytes, and iPSC-derived neural progenitor cells ob...
  • ILIAS KAZANIS Dr ILIAS KAZANIS
    My research focuses on the regulation of adult brain cytogenesis, especilly on the biology of the subependymal zone neurogenic/gliogenic niche. I am interested in the role of components of the extracellular matrix (ECM/ such as integrins, laminins...
  • Nejc Kejzar
    Our lab aims to understand the underlying mechanism of the hippocampal cognitive map through studying interactions of its basic components: place, grid, border and head direction cells. To achieve this, we combine the state of the art experimenta...
  • Mahmoud Keshavarzi
    My research involves designing paradigms for EEG and MEG experiments, programming them, and analysing the data, as well as testing children using both kinds of brain imaging equipment.
  • Barry Keverne Professor Barry Keverne
    Professor Keverne has long standing experience in behavioural neuroscience and has, in the past 10 years, brought molecular genetic techniques to focus on brain development and investigate how genetic perturbations of the brain influence brain fun...
  • Roger Keynes Professor Roger Keynes
    Growth cone repulsion is an important mechanism controlling axon growth. During development it guides axons by excluding them from repulsive regions of the embryo. Following injury to the adult brain it may also block axon regeneration, with major...
  • Dr Golam Khandaker
    Working at the interface between immunology and psychiatry, my research examines novel immunological mechanism and treatment for depression, schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders using epidemiological, genetic and treatment studies. I am...
  • Rogier Kievit Dr Rogier Kievit
    My research focuses on using psychometric models to understand neurodevelopmental changes in executive functions. These cognitive abilities, such as reasoning, problem solving and goal management, develop rapidly during adolescence and often show ...
  • Monica Killen
    My PhD is focused on understanding the relationship between metabolic dysfunction and inflammation in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Many TBI patients experience a change in normal brain chemistry, which causes further neurodegeneration and cell de...
  • Mr Ollie King
    Studying novel single-domain antibodies (nanobodies) capable of modulating GABA-A receptors with exquisite subtype selectivity, offering a promising alternative to classical small molecule PAMs like BZD. My research aims to further characterise an...
  • Manfred Kitzbichler Dr Manfred Kitzbichler
    Having a physics background, I am applying general concepts to the analysis of brain activation. This involves both fMRI and MEG, resting state as well as task related data. In particular I am interested in understanding the spatio-temporal dynami...
  • Professor David Klenerman
    Small soluble protein aggregates are thought to play a key role in the initial development of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, but are difficult to study using conventional methods due to their low concent...
  • Gunther Klobe
    I am interested in human decision-making across the adult lifespan. In particular, I investigate how much we can learn about individual decision-making processes by analysing a person's performance on simple perceptual reaction tasks. Plenty of va...
  • Tuomas Knowles Professor Tuomas Knowles
    We work on the physico-chemical properties and behaviour of biological molecules and soft materials. The research in the group is highly interdisciplinary. Members of the group have a wide range of backgrounds. We used methods from biochemistry, c...
  • Dr Athene Knufer
    My research investigates the plasticity mechanisms which drive network adjustment during a critical period in the development of the Drosophila larval motor circuit.
  • Dr Yoo Koung (Y.K.) Ko
    I am a molecular neuroscientist interested in elucidating molecular and cellular mechanisms behind disorders of brains and translating this understanding to novel therapies. My current research focuses on finding drugs that are beneficial to the t...
  • Dr Ece Kocagoncu
    At the Cambridge Centre for FTD, under the supervision of Prof James Rowe I work in dementia biomarker research. The projects I work in are Cam-CAN Frail, New Therapeutics in Alzheimer's disease (NTAD), Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Project (DFP) ...
  • Johannes Kohl Dr Johannes Kohl
    Neural circuits underlying social behaviours
  • Ms Sara Kohnke
    Our group studies the role of protein sensing in the hypothalamus - how it affects body weight and food intake.
  • Andrew Kolarik Dr Andrew Kolarik
    I am a Research Associate at Cambridge University in Professor Brian Moore’s research group. My work looks at auditory perception among hearing impaired and blind listeners. I am interested in how sensory impairment affects spatial awareness, and...
  • Mr Angelos Kolias MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS (SN)
    Angelos Kolias is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Hon. Consultant Neurosurgeon in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Addenbrooke’s Hospital and University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. His interests include neurotrauma, neuroendoscopy, anteri...
  • Dr Anna Korhonen
    Computational neurolinguistics, the application of natural language processing techniques to aid research in cognitive neuroscience, computational lexical semantics and comceptual structure
  • Dr Mark Kotter
    My group is interested in the biology of adult CNS stem and precursor cells in the context of disease. A particular focus lies on mechanisms of CNS remyelination, a stem/precursor cell-mediated process in which new myelin sheaths are restored to d...
  • Antonina Kouli Dr Antonina Kouli
    I am a Research Associate interested in neuroinflammation and its role in neurodegenerative diseases. My research focuses on characterizing the inflammatory changes in PD and evaluating their relationship with dementia and other symptoms. This wor...
  • Dr Olympia Koulouri
    Olympia is a Clinical Lecturer in Endocrinology at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science. Her PhD studies, under the supervision of Dr Mark Gurnell and Dr Nadia Schoenmakers, focused on central disorders of thyroid function. She ...
  • Zoe Kourtzi Professor Zoe Kourtzi
    My work aims to understand the role of learning and experience in enabling humans of all ages to translate sensory experience into complex decisions and adaptive behaviours. Adaptive cognitive abilities are critical for survival and social interac...
  • Miss Grace Kromm
    I am a PhD student piloting and leading the Brain Activation in Mother and BabY (BAMBY) study, which uses dual-EEG to characterise neural synchrony between mothers and their healthy or brain-injured newborns as well as the neurological, physiologi...
  • Dina Kronhaus Dr Dina Kronhaus
    My research is focused on studying connectivity and neural re-organisation, in the human brain, using theoretical modelling techniques to complement analysis of experimental data. I aim to identify overlapping yet distinct neural circuits implicat...
  • Mr Marino Krstulovic
    I am working on developing electrophysiological methods in large animal models of Huntington's disease. My primary methods of interest are EEG and Single Cell Recordings.
  • Dr Alexandra Krugliak
    I am interested how the human brain processes natural objects: Are there any, and if so what are the stages of objects processing? How is information from different sensory modalities combined into a multisensory object experience? How and when is...
  • Dr Wei-Li Kuan
    My primary research interest is on investigating novel therapeutics that are potentially disease-modifying in Parkinson's and Huntington's disease. I am also extremely keen in interdisciplinary research and I am currently working with groups of ph...
  • Markus Kuhn Dr Markus Kuhn
    I am a Computer Scientist and one of my many interests include information-theoretic and signal-processing aspects of neural physiology, in models of human perception and learning, and in computer architectures specifically designed to execute bio...
  • Dr Janet Kumita
    Protein misfolding is associated with a wide range of human disorders including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's diseases, systemic amyloidosis and Motor Neurone Disease. Due to the prevalence of these disorders it is crucial to increase our understand...