Browse Principal Investigators

  • Ruma Raha-Chowdhury Dr Ruma Raha-Chowdhury
    My main interest is in innate immunity, inflammation and brain iron homeostasis. Inflammation and innate immunity are key players in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Down syndrome (DS). Individuals with DS have a spectrum of hematopoietic dysfunction...
  • Taufiq Rahman Dr Taufiq Rahman
    My research interests broadly lie in two categories - structure-function studies of intracellular calcium channels and rational design and development of selective modulators of signalling proteins including ion channels
  • Carl Edward Rasmussen Dr Carl Edward Rasmussen
    I work on probabilistic inference and machine learning. What are the mathematical foundations of learning from experience in biological systems?
  • Lucy Raymond Dr Lucy Raymond
    The group aims to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying intellectual disability in humans. Our main focus is on families with X linked disease. In collaboration with The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, we are using a new approach to dise...
  • Evan Reid Dr Evan Reid
    My group's research is focussed on the hereditary spastic paraplegias, genetic conditions where the corticospinal tract axons degenerate. HSPs selectively involve axons while sparing the neuronal cell bodies, so we study them to understand molecul...
  • Frank Reimann Dr Frank Reimann
    Research in the lab is currently focusing on enteroendocrine cells, especially glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) secreting cells, which we hope to target in the treatment of diabetes and obesity. GLP-1 secreting cells are electrically excitable and ...
  • Howard Ring Dr Howard Ring
    My research covers three main areas. My work in epilepsy is largely concerned with studying the management and behavioural correlates of treatment-resistant epilepsy in people with developmental or acquired brain damage. In the field of Autism res...
  • Trevor Robbins Professor Trevor Robbins
    Research interests span the areas of cognitive neuroscience, behavioural neuroscience and psychopharmacology. Main work focuses on the functions of the frontal lobes of the brain and their connections with other regions. These brain systems are re...
  • Angela Roberts Professor Angela Roberts FMedSci
    I am interested in the brain networks underlying cognitive and emotional behaviour. In particular, my research focuses on the executive control functions of the prefrontal cortex and related brain structures, including the basal ganglia and the am...
  • Rhys Roberts Dr Rhys Roberts
    Our group is interested in peripheral nerve diseases, particularly the inherited peripheral neuropathies, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). We have focused on the demyelinating forms of CMT, where defects in intracellular membrane trafficking p...
  • Hugh Robinson Dr Hugh Robinson
    We study synaptic integration in mammalian cortical neurons - encoding of synaptic inputs into patterns of action potentials, or spikes. We are currently interested in - development of advanced electrical stimulation techniques (conductan...
  • Peter Robinson Professor Peter Robinson
    I am a computer scientist with an interest in neuroscience. My research concerns problems at the boundary between people and computers. This involves investigating new technologies to enhance communication between computers and their users, and...
  • John Rogers Dr John Rogers
    Approaches to gene therapy to promote axon regeneration. Specifically: expression of enzymes which can destroy axon-inhibitory proteoglycans, and the use of viral vectors which can express them in injured neurons.
  • James Rowe Professor James B. Rowe
    Characterisation and optimisation of prefrontal cortical functions in health and disease. The functions of the prefrontal cortex remain controversial yet they are of great importance to our everyday life, thoughts, actions and self expression. I ...
  • David  Rubinsztein Professor David Rubinsztein
    The pathogenesis of diseases caused by codon reiteration mutations (like Huntington’s disease and oculopharangeal muscular dystrophy). Description of research: We are studying the pathogenesis of diseases caused by codon reiteration mutations, l...
  • Kai Ruggeri Dr Kai Ruggeri
    Dr Kai Ruggeri is an Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Psychology as well as Research Associate specialising in methods, research design and analysis in the Engineering Design Centre. He works on a variety of projects, typically related to ...
  • John Rust Professor John Rust
    The development, evaluation and implementation of psychometric tests and psychometric testing procedures. As Director of The Psychometrics Centre I have been responsible for the UK standardisation of many of the most widely used psychometric tests...