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  Professor Zafar Bashir
Post(s): Professor of Cellular Neuroscience, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Areas of expertise: Neurones of the brain communicate with one another at specialised junctions, called synapses, through the process of synaptic...
Keywords: Alzheimer's disease | learning & memory | cellular neuroscience | recognition memory
  Dr Katy Chalmers
Post(s): Senior Research Associate in Outcome Methods for Randomised Controlled Trials, Bristol Medical School (PHS)
Areas of expertise: I have been working within the dementia research group for 7 years. Our main focus is looking at several mechanisms by which...
Keywords: Alzheimer's disease | dementia | brain | amyloid | cerebral amyloid angiopathy | neurofibrillary tangles | tau | plaque
  Professor Kei Cho
Post(s): Chair of Neuroscience (Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder), Bristol Medical School (THS)
Areas of expertise: Research in my lab focuses on a wide range of projects from molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity in the brain to pathological...
Keywords: Molecular mechanisms of Learning and Memory | Alzheimer's disease | synapse repair | Stress and Neurodegeneration | electrophysiological recordings | molecular biology | Stem cell | MRI-brain imaging
  Professor Patrick Kehoe
Post(s): Gestetner Professor of Translational Dementia Research, Bristol Medical School (THS)
Areas of expertise: 15 years of working in dementia. Discovered that angiotensin converting enzyme gene (ACE) variation was a risk factor for...
Keywords: Alzheimer's disease | genes | blood pressure and dementia | hypertension and dementia | cognitive decline | degrading enzymes | angiotensin
  Professor Seth Love
Post(s): Professor of Neuropathology, Bristol Medical School (THS)
Areas of expertise: My field of work is neuropathology, encompassing the analysis of brain tumours, muscle and nerve biopsies, cerebrospinal...
Keywords: neuropathology | Alzheimer's disease | Vascular dementia | Dementia with Lewy bodies
  Professor Neil Marrion
Post(s): Professor of Neuroscience, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Areas of expertise: The hippocampus is known to play a key role in the consolidation of memory and research has focused on the changes in membrane...
Keywords: single channel | patch clamp | Alzheimer's disease | epilepsy | cognition | muscular dystrophy
  Dr Scott Miners
Post(s): Research Fellow, Bristol Medical School (THS)
Areas of expertise: I joined the Dementia Research Group in 2005 and have been working on a research programme examining the levels of beta-amlyoid...
Keywords: dementia | beta-amlyoid degrading enzymes | Alzheimer's disease | enzymatic assays | neprilysin | biomarkers
  Professor Andy Randall
Post(s): Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Bristol Medical School (THS)
Areas of expertise: Our group is interested in the neurophysiological changes associated with neurological disease, in particular Alzheimer’s...
Keywords: neurophysiological changes | neurological disease | Alzheimer's disease | epilepsy | estrogen-receptor signalling | CNS nicotinic receptors | group I metabotropic glutamate receptors
  Professor James Uney
Post(s): Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, Bristol Medical School (THS)
Areas of expertise: Molecular, imaging and sophisticated viral delivery techniques are used to investigate the genes that regulate neuronal function....
Keywords: molecular neuroscience | huntington's disease | Alzheimer's disease | apoptosis | neurodegeneration