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Professor Graham Collingridge

Professor Graham Collingridge

Professor Graham Collingridge
BSc(Bristol), PhD(Lond), FRS

Professor of Neuroscience in Anatomy

Area of research

Plasticity in the Hippocampus

Dorothy Hodgkin Building,
Whitson Street, Bristol BS1 3NY
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 1913

Research summary

The laboratory is interested in synaptic mechanisms and, in particular, synaptic plasticity in the mammalian central nervous system. Synaptic plasticity is the process by which synapses alter their efficiency and this property is used by the nervous system to store information. Synaptic plasticity is therefore a fundamental property of the brain involved in the development of the nervous system, learning & memory and other cognitive processes. Dysfunction of synaptic plastic processes is believed to be involved in various psychiatric and neurological disorders, including epilepsy and ischaemic brain injury. By elucidating the mechanisms of synaptic plasticity at a molecular level we ...

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