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Grants and Fellowships 2014

5 February 2014

Grants and Fellowships 2014

Researchers identify innate channel that protects against pain

22 January 2014

Bristol scientists have identified a channel present in many pain detecting sensory neurons that acts as a ‘brake’, limiting spontaneous pain. It is hoped that the new research will ultimately contribute to new pain relief treatments.

Bristol professors named in UK’s top 100 scientists

18 January 2014

Two scientists from the University of Bristol have been named in an elite list of the UK’s 100 leading practising scientists by the Science Council.

Special issue of Neuropharmacology to celebrate seminal discovery.

15 November 2013

In 1983, Graham Collingridge and colleagues made the seminal discovery that long term potentiation (LTP) in area CA1 of the hippocampus was mediated by the NMDA subtype of glutamate receptor. n his honour, Neuropharmacology have published a Special Issue of the journal entitled ‘Glutamate receptor-dependent synaptic plasticity’, edited by David Lodge, Zafar Bashir and David Jane.In his honour, Neuropharmacology have published a Special Issue of the journal entitled ‘Glutamate receptor-dependent synaptic plasticity’, edited by David Lodge, Zafar Bashir and David Jane.