Translational neuroimaging studies in rat models of regional neural disinhibition
Dr T Bast, Prof S Jackson
20 January 2019
Neural disinhibition, i.e. reduced inhibitory GABA transmission, has been implicated in important neuropsychiatric disorders. Cortico-hippocampal disinhibition has been implicated in cognitive disorders, including schizophrenia and age-related cognitive decline1.
Naked mole rat skin as a model for ageing and cancer resistance
Centre for Skin Sciences
Prof V Botchkarev, Dr A Mardaryev, Dr N Botchkareva
Applications accepted all year round
The dramatic increase in the size of the elderly population in the UK and other developed countries results in the increased risk of age-related pathologies, including cancer and chronic wounds, and, therefore, is associated with clinical and socio-economic burdens.