Here is a list of research projects

  • Optical Clearing of Brain tissue with The new reagent Scale.
  • The role of proliferating astrocytes in Alzheimer’s disease.
  • AT2R Inhibition as a Novel Therapeutic Strategy in Brain Tumours.
  • Microglial activation in the CIA model of chronic pain.
  • Development of lentiviral vectors expressing LRRK2 and HSP27/70: Towards an in vitro model of Parkinson’s disease.
  • Mapping the cellular localization of GLP-1R in the human central nervous system.
  • Cortical excitability of trunk muscles during postural and voluntary tasks.
  • The role of scotin in glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
  • Identifying Language and Semantic Processing using Dual- Echo fMRI.
  • Investigating the Effects of Inhibitory Growth Substrates on Membrane Potential and Neurite Outgrowth.
  • Optical electrophysiology utilising red-shifted voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins.
  • Investigating the possible role of wnt-signalling pathway and β-catenin in sporadic inclusion body myositis.
  • Voxel Based Morphometry in Traumatic Brain Injury: Reality or Computer Generated Imagery?
  • Motivation-Attention interactions following Stroke.
  • A multimodal data fusion investigation of TBI.
  • Investigating the Effects of Inhibitory Growth Substrates on Membrane Potential and Neurite Outgrowth.
  • Identifying Language and Semantic Processing using Dual- Echo fMRI.
  • Development of lentiviral vectors expressing LRRK2 and HSP27/70:  Towards an in vitro model of Parkinson’s disease.
  • The role of the Temporo-Parietal Junction (TPJ) in vestibular-dependent navigation.
  • Can [11C]PIB PET imaging be used as a dual biomarker for measuring amyloid and cerebral glucose metabolism in MCI subjects.
  • Does nutritional state modify brain responses to unpleasant images: a human functional MRI study?
  • Investigating the relationship between eye movements and auditory attention: A pilot behavioural study.
  • The role of DJ-1 in neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Investigating downstream TNF signalling in cortical Multiple Sclerosis lesions.
  • Computational modelling of the Pedunculopontine nucleus in Parkinson’s disease.
  • A comparison of the accessibility and usability of commercially available tablet games with a custom designed game for motor stroke rehabilitation of the arm and hand.
  • The effects of psilocybin and MDMA on between-network resting state functional connectivity in healthy volunteers.