30 April 2013
Jack Mellor has been awarded a Wellcome Trust New Investigator Award( ~£1.1m) "The role of acetylcholine in hippocampal function".
David Jane has been awarded a 5 year NIH grant (start date 1st April 2013) together with co-PI Dan Monaghan (University of Nebraska) ($665K) “Development and Pharmacology of Positive Allosteric Modulators of NMDA Receptors”.
Julian Paton has been awarded a grant from Medtronic (£85,000) "To investigate why some drug resistant hypertensive patients do not respond to renal nerve ablation" with Drs Andreas Baumbach and Angus Nightingale.
Graham Collingridge has been awarded a program grant from the MRC for 5 years (£1.98m) "Molecular mechanisms of long-term Depression in the hippocampus"
Ingeborg Hers has been awarded a BHF project grant (£206,302) "Contribution of the PI(3,4,5)P3 binding adaptor protein Bam32 to PI3 kinase-mediated platelet function and arterial thrombosis”
Alastair Poole has been awarded a BHF project grant (£197,338) "Role of the small GTPase RhoG in regulating platelet function and thrombosis".
Ingeborg Hers has been awarded a BHF Project Grant for 2 years (£120,236) “How does PI3 kinase increase platelet function? A molecular proteomic analysis of PI3 kinase signalling ”
Andy Randall, Mike Ashby and collaborators at UCL have been awarded an Alzheimer's Research UK grant for 4 years. Functional deficits in a novel murine model of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
Congratulations to Andy Randall on his 4 year Royal Society Industrial Fellowship.
Jules Hancox and Neil Marrion have been awarded a BHF Nonclinical PhD studentship (£100,594). Modulation of hERG potassium channel function by extracellular acidosis: single channel effects and underlying basis.
Jules Hancox and Chris Dempsey have been awarded a BHF Project grant, (£119,549). Stereoselectivity of hERG potassium channel blockade by disopyramide.