Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Research Fellow



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515Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus





Sadra Sadeh leads the Computational Lab of Neural Dynamics at Imperial College London. His group develops computational and theoretical platforms to direct neuroscientific research and neurotechnological innovation.

His research contributes to this endeavour through data-constrained computational modelling and theoretical analysis of large-scale neuronal networks. These models help understand the computational mechanisms underlying the operation of networks of neurons, which remains a major challenge in neuroscience due to the complexity of neuronal interactions in the brain. Research in the Lab will bridge the gap between structural connectivity of these networks and their functional properties, emerging at the level of activity dynamics, and enabled by dynamic reorganisation of the network as a result of learning. It ultimately sheds light on the central neuroscience questions, such as the mechanisms of sensorimotor processing and learning in healthy brains, and enables the design of better brain machine interface and therapeutic solutions to brain diseases. 

Sadra Sadeh is the recipient of the Wellcome Trust Career Development Award. He did his postdoctoral research at University College London (Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology) and Imperial College London (Department of Bioengineering). He completed his PhD in Computational Neuroscience at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg.



Sadeh S, Clopath C, 2022, Contribution of behavioural variability to representational drift, Elife, Vol:11, ISSN:2050-084X, Pages:1-28

Feitosa Tome D, Sadeh S, Clopath C, 2022, Coordinated hippocampal-thalamic-cortical communication crucial for engram dynamics underneath systems consolidation, Nature Communications, Vol:13, ISSN:2041-1723

Geiller T, Sadeh S, Clopath C, et al., 2021, Local circuit amplification of spatial selectivity in the hippocampus, Nature, Vol:601, ISSN:0028-0836, Pages:105-109

Sadeh S, Clopath C, 2021, Excitatory-inhibitory balance modulates the formation and dynamics of neuronal assemblies in cortical networks, Science Advances, Vol:7, ISSN:2375-2548, Pages:1-16

Sadeh S, Clopath C, 2020, Inhibitory stabilization and cortical computation, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, ISSN:1471-003X

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