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Neuroscience, Psychology and Mental Health

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Richard Adams
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    rja46@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Quantitative analysis of morphogenesis using microscopy
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/adams/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Duncan Astle
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    duncan.astle@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  executive control, attention, short-term memory, working memory, development, MEG
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/duncan.astle/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Edward Avezov
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences, UK Dementia Research Institute
Email:    ea347@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Endoplasmic Reticulum function-structure in neuronal (patho)physiology
WWW:    http://avezov-lab.neurosciences.medschl.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sabine Bahn
Dept:      Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Email:    sb209@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Identification of a panel of prognostic/diagnostic biomarkers and novel targets related to mental/neurological disorders with an emphasis on schizophrenia, bipolar and major depressive disorders. Translation of biomarkers and targets to the clinical environment and the pharmaceutical industry to facilitate early diagnosis and drug discovery efforts
WWW:    http://www.biot.cam.ac.uk/sb/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gabriel Balmus
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences, UK Dementia Research Institute
Email:    gb318@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding the roles of DNA Damage Repair (DDR) in mature neurons and its links to neurodegenerative disorders (including Alzheimer's and related diseases) and ageing
WWW:    https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?gb318
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Manohar Bance
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    mlb59@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biomedical engineering in otology
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Bance
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roger Barker
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    rab46@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural stem cells in Huntington's and Parkinson's disease
WWW:    http://www.brc.cam.ac.uk/principal-investigators/roger-barker/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Simon Baron Cohen
Dept:      Department of Psychology (Department of Psychiatry)
Email:    s.baron-cohen@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Autism, Asperger Syndrome, sex differences and empathy
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/sb205@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Bateman
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    a.bateman@essex.ac.uk
Topic:  Outcome measurement and use of online-learning platforms in neuropsychological rehabilitation
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?dr_a_bateman
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Howard Baylis
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    hab28@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Intracellular signalling mechanisms regulating the development and physiology of C. elegans
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-howard-baylis
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Omer Bayraktar
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    ob5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/bayraktar-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul  Bays
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    pmb20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational studies of vision, memory and action
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/paul-bays
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr  Tristan  Bekinschtein
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    tristan.bekinschtein@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Brain integrative mechanism. Neural mechanisms of conscious and unconscious processes in sleep, anaesthesia and its transitions from wakefulness. Emotion, decision-making and language processing in patients with disorders of consciousness. Attention and conscious modulation of learning and memory. Hd-EEG, EEG-fMRI and intracranial recordings.
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tristan.bekinschtein
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Belin
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    bdb26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Impulsive/compulsive spectrum disorders, drug addiction, corticostriatal circuits
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/david-belin
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Anne Bertolotti
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    aberto@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular aspects of protein misfolding in neurodegenerative diseases
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/a-bertolotti
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    sjb335@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of social cognition and decision-making during human adolescence
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mirjana Bozic
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    mb383@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  language as a cognitive and a neural system
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/directory/mb383@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrea Brand
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    a.brand@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stem cells to synapses: regulation of self-renewal and differentiation in the nervous system
WWW:    http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brand
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Clare Buckley
Dept:      Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ceb85@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  My lab uses optogenetics and live confocal imaging of the zebrafish neural tube to study how the polarity of individual cells drives the organisation of a whole vertebrate organ
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/clare-buckley
Themes: cancer,developmental and regenerative biology and medicine,neuroscience, psychology and mental health,structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Edward Bullmore
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    etb23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Methods for analysis of brain imaging data
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?etb23
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Bulmer
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    dcb53@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Translational Neuroscience - use of human tissue to study the mechanisms of visceral pain in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/news/bulmer
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Malcolm Burrows
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    mb135@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural processing in local circuits that control natural limb movements
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/malcolm-burrows
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Emma Cahill
Dept:      Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    enc22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms underlying memories of fear and anxiety
WWW:    https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?enc22
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rudolf Cardinal
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    rnc1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational psychiatry and clinical informatics
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?RudolfCardinal
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Albert Cardona
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ac2040@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Relationship between structure and function in neural circuits
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/albert-cardona
Themes: neuroscience, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Bob Carlyon
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    bob.carlyon@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hearing ; perceptual integration of concurrent sounds; grouping and streaming; effects of attention on auditory perception; pitch perception; hearing by cochlear implantees
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/bob.carlyon/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lucy  Cheke
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    lgc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Episodic memory and episodic foresight
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/directory/lucy-cheke
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Isabel Clare
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    ichc2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Intellectual and other developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum conditions in adults, particularly: responsibility for offending, decision-making, adult safeguarding, other socio-legal and clinico-legal studies that are relevant to practice, guidance, and policy.
WWW:    http://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/ciddrg/people/principal-investigators/dr-isabel-clare/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hannah Clarke
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    hfc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding the neural and neurochemical basis of behaviours mediated by the prefrontal cortex and their relevance to psychiatric disorders.
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?hfc23
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Menna Clathworthy
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    mrc38@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of B cell activation and antibody effector function and tissue immunity
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clatworthy/
Themes: infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Nicola Clayton
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    nsc22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The evolution and development of complex cognition (episodic memory, future planning, theory of mind)
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/nsc22@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Michael Coleman
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair
Email:    mc469@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Axon degeneration and its roles in neurodegenerative disease
WWW:    https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?mcoleman
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Rev Dr Alasdair Coles
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology Unit)
Email:    ajc1020@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The treatment of multiple sclerosis with a novel humanised antibody
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Alcool
Themes: infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Jonathan Coles
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    jpc44@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Describing the pathophysiology of head injury and optimising patient outcome
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jpc44
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Anthony Coll
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    apc36@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular control of appetite and obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AI/Coll/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrew Crawford
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ac151@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory transduction mechanisms in the cochlea
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/crawford/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Marek Czosnyka
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    mc141@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mathematical modelling of intracranial dynamics - brain injury and hydrocephalus
WWW:    http://www.neurosurg.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Tim Dalgleish
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    tim.dalgleish@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Experimental investigation of cognition-emotion relationships; post-traumatic stress; functional theoretical modelling of emotions; depression
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tim.dalgleish/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jeff Dalley
Dept:      Department of Psychology (Department of Psychiatry)
Email:    jwd20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neuromodulation and psychopharmacology of fronto-striatal systems; individual differences; translational neuroscience
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/jwd20@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Greg Davis
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    gjd1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Visual cognition, attention, awareness, perception in autism and dyslexia
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/gjd1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Matt Davis
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    matt.davis@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neuro-anatomical and computational accounts of language comprehension; spoken and written word recognition; connectionist modelling; fMRI
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/matt.davis/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lee de Wit
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    lhd26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Political psychology
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/lee-de-wit
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Deeks
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    john.deeks@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  human audition, and in particular: pitch perception; speech recognition; auditory grouping and segregation; hearing through cochlear and auditory brainstem implants
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/john.deeks/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Duncan
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    john.duncan@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Selective attention from behavioural to cellular levels; action planning; frontal lobe function and intelligence; integration of cognitive and brain functions
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/john.duncan/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Steve Edgley
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    sae1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Control of movement, analysis of information processing in spinal cord & cerebellar circuits
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/edgley/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Karen Ersche
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    ke220@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neuropsychological correlates and neurochemical processes underlying addictive behaviour, and resultant therapeutic interventions
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ke220
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mark Evans
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology / Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    mle24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Glucose and nutrient sensing in the brain, non-invasive glucose sensing, hypoglycaemia and brain imaging
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Evans/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology; neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sadaf Farooqi
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    isf20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms in human obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Farooqi
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    ef280@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biological and clinical aspects of chronic schizophrenia
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?eegea
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul Fletcher
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    pcf22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Functional MRI studies of episodic memory and associative learning
WWW:    http://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Tamsin Ford
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    tjf52@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Interventional epidemiology - children and young people's mental health
WWW:    https://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/research/groups/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Robin Franklin
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email:    rjf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular and molecular basis of CNS repair mechanisms
WWW:    http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/pressor-robin-franklin
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kristian Franze
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    kf284@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Using biophysical and cell biological approaches to understand the influence of physical cues on the functioning of the nervous system
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/franze/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Susan Gathercole
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    susan.gathercole@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Working memory and executive functions; developmental and acquired disorders of cognition and learning; cognitive training
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/susan.gathercole
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michel Goedert
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mg@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/m-goedert
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Susan Golombok
Dept:      Department of Psychology (Centre for Family Research)
Email:    seg42@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  New family forms; parent-child relationships
WWW:    http://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/SusanGolombok
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr David Good
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    dg25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Social science approach to the design of new technologies
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/dg25@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Usha Goswami
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    ucg10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cognitive development including development of reading, spelling and dyslexia
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ucg10@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fabian Grabenhorst
Dept:      Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    fg292@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neurophysiology of reward, decision-making, social cognition
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/fabian-grabenhorst
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ingo Greger
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    ig@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Glutamate-gated ion channels: biogenesis and trafficking
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/i-greger
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fiona Gribble
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Affiliate)
Email:    fmg23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/affiliated/gribble
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roger Hardie
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    rch14@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Phototransduction and ion channels in Drosophila retina
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/hardie/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Bill Harris
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    wah20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular embryogenesis of the vertebrate visual system
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/harris/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Michael Hastings
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mha@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular neurobiology of circadian timing
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/m-hastings
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Olaf Hauk
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    olaf.hauk@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Electrophysiological and metabloic imaging (EEG/MEG/fMRI/TMS) of visual word recognition; action (word) comprehension and mirror neurones; new methods of source estimation and analysis of electro-/magneto-encephalographic (EEG/MEG) data
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/olaf.hauk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Berthold Hedwig
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    bh202@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Auditory processing and signal generation in insects.
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/berthold-hedwig
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic disease, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Mr Adel Helmy
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery)
Email:    aeh33@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and in particular the innate inflammatory response following TBI
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?adelhelmy
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rik Henson
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    rik.henson@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural bases of recognition memory; episodic memory; priming; face and object perception using fMRI, EEG, computational modelling, statistical modelling and methods for multimodal integration
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/rik.henson/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Melissa Hines
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    mh504@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hormonal influences on human neural and behavioral development across the lifespan
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/mh504@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, epidemiology and public health, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Joni Holmes
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    joni.holmes@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Working memory and executive functions; developmental disorders and learning; cognitive interventions
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Joniholmes
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Christine Holt
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ceh33@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Axon guidance in the developing brain
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/christine-holt
Themes: neuroscience, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Rita Horvath
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    rh732@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Improving the understanding of genetic neurological conditions, with a focus on mitochondrial disease and inherited neuropathy
WWW:    https://www-neurosciences.medschl.cam.ac.uk/horvathlab/dr-rita-horvath/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Claire Hughes
Dept:      Department of Psychology (Centre for Family Research)
Email:    ch288@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental change from age 2 to age 6 and familial predictors
WWW:    http://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/ClaireHughes
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, epidemiology and public health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Peter Hutchinson
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery Unit)
Email:    pjah2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cerebral metabolism and imaging following acute brain injury
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pjah2
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Susan Imrie
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    si275@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Family functioning in new family forms, with a focus on parent-child relationship quality, child development and children’s perceptions of their families
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Greg Jefferis
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    jefferis@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  From connectomics to learned and sexually dimorphic behaviours
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/g-jefferis
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Mark Johnson
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    mj492@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Typical, at-risk and atypical functional brain development in human infants and toddlers using a variety of different brain imaging, cognitive, behavioural, genetic and computational modelling techniques
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/professor-mark-johnson
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Joanne Jones
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    jls53@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  We study human autoimmunity; in particular we aim to understand why autoimmunity often occurs during recovery from T cell lymphopenia
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jls53
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Peter Jones
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    pbj21@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology, etiology and developmental dimensions of psychiatric disorders; schizophrenia and the psychoses
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pbj21
Themes: epidemiology and public health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Sue Jones
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    sj251@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  How neuronal communication is disrupted in pathological states that mimic neurological disorders
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/sue-jones
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ragnhildur Karadottir
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    rk385@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neurotransmitter signalling to oligodendrocytes and their progenitor cells, in both health and disease
WWW:    http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/rk385@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roger Keynes
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    rjk10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development and repair of the nervous system, segmentation
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/keynes/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Golam Khandaker
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    gmk24@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Role of inflammation (cytokines, genes and cells) in depression and psychosis; Immuno-therapeutics for psychiatry
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Golam
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Svetlana Khoronenkova
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    sk870@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  DNA repair and neurodegenerative diseases
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/khoronenkova
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Zoe Kourtzi
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    zk240@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The role of learning and experience in enabling humans of all ages to translate sensory experience into complex decisions and adaptive behaviours
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/directory/zk240
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andras Lakatos
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    al291@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  adaptive changes in glia-neuron interactions following remote axonal insults, such as axotomy and demyelination
WWW:    http://www.brc.cam.ac.uk/principal-investigators/andras-lakatos/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Heike Laman
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email:    hl316@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell cycle regulation, lymphomagenesis, haematopoiesis, gamma-herpesvirus, Parkinson's disease
WWW:    http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/heike-laman
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Michael Lamb
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    mel37@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Forensic interviewing, parent-child relationships, and the factors affecting children’s adjustment
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/mel37@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Matthias Landgraf
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    ml10006@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of neural networks - the role of oxidative stress, and mechanisms of dendrite and synapse formation
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-matthias-landgraf
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rebecca Lawson
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    rl337@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational models, pharmacology and brain imaging to understand how humans learn to build adaptive expectations about the world around us, other people and ourselves
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/rebecca-lawson
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Lee
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Anaesthesia)
Email:    ml404@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clinical neuroscience: mechanisms of unusual or rare pain susceptibility or resilience in humans
WWW:    https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ML404
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sarah Lummis
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    sl120@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neurotransmitter receptors
WWW:    http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/lummis
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor  Giovanna  Mallucci
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    gm522@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding mechanisms of neurodegeneration
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?gm522
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor  Hugh Markus
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    hsm32@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular genetic and imaging techniques to investigate the pathogenesis of stroke, with a particular focus on cerebral small vessel disease
WWW:    https://www.neurology.cam.ac.uk/neurology-unit-research-groups/stroke-research-group/people/hugh/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr L. Miguel Martins
Dept:      MRC Toxicology Unit
Email:    lm795@mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitochondria and cell death regulation following toxic injury
WWW:    https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/research/l-m-martins-programme
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hugh Matthews
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    hrm1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Electrophysiology of vertebrate photo- and chemo- transduction
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/matthews/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Will McEwan
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences, UK Dementia Research Institute
Email:    wm305@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Alzheimer’s diseases and other neurodegenerative disorders, can be inhibited by antibody/TRIM21
WWW:    https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?wmcewan
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Harvey McMahon
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    hmm@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clathrin-mediated endocytosis
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/h-mcmahon
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Menon
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Anaesthesia)
Email:    dkm13@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Physiological imaging of acute brain injury, reactive processes (including inflammation) in CNS injury, mechanisms of coma and anaesthesia, stem cell therapy in brain injury
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?dkm13
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Florian Merkle
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Use of stem cell-derived hypothalamic neurones to study genetic and environmental factors contributing to obesity
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/florian-t-merkle/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Su Metcalfe
Dept:      Department of Surgery
Email:    smm1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Use of nanotechnology to deliver growth factors in vivo to promote brain repair
WWW:    http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/smm1001@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, infection and immunity
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Emmanouil Metzakopian
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences, UK Dementia Research Institute
Email:    em698@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  To boost, connect and revolutionise Dementia discovery science and to accelerate finding new ways to diagnose and treat Dementia effectively
WWW:    https://ukdri.ac.uk/centres/cambridge
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul Miller
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    pm676@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pharmacological approaches to control central nervous system (CNS) activity
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/miller/summary
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Amy Milton
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    alm46@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neurochemical mechanisms underlying appetitive memory reconsolidation
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/alm46@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Mollon
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    j.mollon@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Visual perception. Colour vision. Perception of faces.  Genetic variations in perception. History of optics and of experimental psychology.
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/jm123@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Jenny Morton
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajm41@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms underlying neurological dysfunction in Huntington's disease
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ajm41
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Dennis Norris
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    dennis.norris@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Psycholinguistics; visual and spoken word recognition; short term memory;computational modelling
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/dennis.norris/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor John O'Brien
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    john.obrien@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Old age Psychiatry
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jto27
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Cahir O'Kane
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    c.okane@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Synaptic signalling and neurodegeneration in Drosophila
WWW:    http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/cahir-okane
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Parker
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    djp27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Synaptic plasticity in spinal cord
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/parker
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ole Paulsen
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    op210@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The relation between network oscillations and synaptic plasticity in the cortex, and impact on encoding and retrieval of information
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/ole-paulsen
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Anna Philpott
Dept:      Department of Oncology
Email:    ap113@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental biology, cell cycle, cancer, neurogenesis
WWW:    http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/philpott.html
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kate Plaisted Grant
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    k.plaisted@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The cognitive neuroscience of autism
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/kcp1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stefano Pluchino
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    spp24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Tissue repair in central nervous system diseases
WWW:    http://www.brc.cam.ac.uk/principal-investigators/stefano-pluchino/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jasper Poort
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    jp816@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  To understand how our brain is able to selectively process that sensory information that is most relevant for decision-making
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/jasper-poort
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lucy Raymond
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    flr24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The genetic basis of intellectual disability
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/raymond
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Frank Reimann
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    fr222@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AffiliatePI/Reiman.php
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jason Rentfrow
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    pjr39@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Links between basic psychological characteristics and common social psychological processes
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/pjr39@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Trevor Robbins
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    twr2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Impulsive-compulsive disorders (such as OCD and drug addiction) and fronto-striatal systems of the brain
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/twr2%40cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Angela Roberts
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    acr4@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural and neurochemical basis of cognitive and emotional behaviour
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/roberts/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hugh Robinson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    hpcr@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural dynamics, synaptic integration and functional analysis of cell types in the cortex
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/robinson/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lisa Ronan
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    lr344@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural brain imaging, cortical development
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?lisaronan
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr James Rowe
Dept:      MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email:    james.rowe@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The relationship between motor and cognitive processes in healthy subjects and neurodegenerative disease; overlap between disorders of movement and cognition; functional changes associated with disease; assessment of potential surrogate indices of the efficacy of candidate therapies; cognitive architecture for response selection and voluntary action; fMRI, PET, rTMS, and MEG.
WWW:    http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/james.rowe/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor James Rowe
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    james.rowe@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Characterisation and optimisation of prefrontal cortical functions in health and disease
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jamesrowe
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Prof David Rowitch
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    dhr25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Glial Cells and Response to Injury
WWW:    https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/rowitch
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor David Rowitch
Dept:      Professor of Paediatrics; Stem Cell Institute
Email:    dhr25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  CNS Development and Disease
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/Professor-David-H-Rowitch/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine,metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology,neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor David Rubinsztein
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    dcr1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Autophagy and neurodegeneration
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/rubinsztein
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Barbara Sahakian
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    bjs1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clinical neuroscience and neuropsychiatry
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?barbara
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Stephen Sawcer
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology Unit)
Email:    sjs1016@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The Genetic Analysis of Multiple Sclerosis
WWW:    http://www-gene.cimr.cam.ac.uk/MSgenetics/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr William Schafer
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    wschafer@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular and molecular mechanisms of behaviour
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/w-schafer
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Simone Schnall
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    ss877@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The relationship between cognitive and affective processes
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ss877@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Wolfram Schultz
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ws234@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neurophysiology of the reward systems
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/schultz/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Christof Schwiening
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    cjs30@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neuronal intracellular pH microdomains and their functional importance
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?cjs30
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Jon Simons
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    jss30@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cognitive neuroscience, particularly the role of the frontal lobes in the cognitive control of human long-term memory
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/jss30@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  William Skylark
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    wjm22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cognitive science with particular emphasis on human judgment and decision-making
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/william-j-matthews
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Piotr Smielewski
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery Unit)
Email:    ps10011@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Computerised monitoring and diagnostics of intracranial dynamics: brain injury and hydrocephalus
WWW:    http://www.neurosurg.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Ewan Smith
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    es336@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pain; chemoreception; neuronal excitability
WWW:    http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/es336@cam.ac.uk
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Maria Grazia Spillantini
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    mgs11@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases
WWW:    http://www.brc.cam.ac.uk/principal-investigators/maria-spillantini/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Peter St George-Hyslop
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    phs22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetics of human neurodegenerative disease
WWW:    http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/stgeorgehyslop
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lisa Su
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    ls514@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  computational psychiatry focusing on dementia, neuroimaging analysis methods and cognitive modelling
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ls514
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr John Suckling
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    js369@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Brain imaging methods and analysis
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?js369
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Dénes Szücs
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    ds377@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cognitive neuroscience; numerical cognition and Dyscalculia, conflict detection/resolution, fMRI, EEG
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ds377@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Deborah Talmi
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    dt492@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Emotional cognition - the effect that emotional value has on our cognitive system
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/dr-deborah-talmi
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Robert Tasker
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    rct31@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Head-injury in childhood: long-term cognitive and structural deficits
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?rct31181
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Lorraine Tyler
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    lktyler@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neurobiology of language, perception, ageing
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/lkt10@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sander van der Linden
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    sander.vanderlinden@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Social Norms, Risk, Judgment, Decision-Making, Altruism, Social Issues, Communication
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/sander-van-der-linden
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health; epidemiology and public health; ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Debi Vickers
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    day1000@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cochlear dead regions and simulations of hearing impairment in the normally-hearing ears of unilaterally-deafened adult
WWW:    https://www-neurosciences.medschl.cam.ac.uk/research/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Thierry Voet
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    tv2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Single-cell genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/voet-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Welchman
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    aew69@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the mechanisms underlying our ability to perceive the structure of the world around us
WWW:    https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/aew69%40cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Simon White
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    simon.white@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Statistics for neuroscience
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alex Whitworth
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    alex.whitworth@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic models of neurodegenerative disease
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alex-whitworth
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, development and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul Wilkinson
Dept:      Department of Psychiatry
Email:    pow12@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epidemiology of self-harm; undergraduate medical education research
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pwilkinson
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Caroline Williams-Gray
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email:    chm27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Define the clinical heterogeneity of Parkinson’s disease and to understand the neurobiological basis of this, with the ultimate goal of developing more targeted therapeutic strategies for different PD subtypes
WWW:    https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?chm27
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Winter
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    imw1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory systems, central processing of auditory signals
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/winter/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Geoffrey Woods
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    cw347@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding Mendelian disorders of neurodevelopment
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/woods
Themes: neuroscience
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Giles Yeo
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    gshy2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular control of appetite and obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/Ai/Yeo/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Patrick  Yu Wai Man
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    py237@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Major research interest in mitochondrial eye diseases.
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?py237
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Chao Zhao
Dept:      Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email:    cz213@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular and molecular neuroscience
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?cz213
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marta Zlatic
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    mz209@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  neural and genetic basis of behaviour in drosophila larvae
WWW:    http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/doctor-marta-zlatic
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


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