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Identifying the neurogenetic network underlying visually-driven sleep

General background. Sleep is a behavioural quiescence widely observed in the animal kingdom. During sleep, an animal’s motor activity, as well as their responsiveness to environmental stimuli, are largely reduced. Read more

MScR - Determining the genetic and circadian basis of bipolar disorder using Drosophila

Circadian rhythms and sleep are evolutionarily conserved from fruit flies (Drosophila) and are fundamental as well as vital to biology and health (Jagannath et al., 2017; Menet and Rosbash, 2011). Read more

Role of the endosomal pathway in regulating sleep and circadian rhythms

Ageing and many neurodegenerative disorders are characterised by a progressive loss of neurons in particular brain regions leading to behavioural changes including cognitive decline, sleep disruption and circadian dysregulation. Read more

Perioperative brain state monitoring algorithms based on EEG big data and deep learning technology

Hundreds of millions of people around the world undergo surgeries and anesthesia every year due to the personal health condition to improve the quality and expectancy of human life, and especially the number is as high as 70 million every year in China. . Read more

Ageing and body clock rhythms: The importance of a social network

It is popularly accepted that maintaining an active social life is paramount for good health and longevity. In its absence, social isolation and loneliness can elevate risk of disease and shorten lifespan. Read more

Updating the background characteristics and risk factors associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) to inform risk-reduction messages and help target vulnerable families

Our team has been instrumental in reducing the number of cot deaths (SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) in England & Wales by 90% over the last three decades.[1] The remaining 2-300 unexpected infant deaths per year show a marked inequality, largely coming from socio-economically deprived communities. Read more

Creating Cardiac Digital Twins

PhD Studentship in Creating Cardiac Digital Twins. 3-year NHLI-funded PhD post. Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship starting on 1st October, 2024 from candidates with a Master’s degree (Merit and above) in Bioengineering or a related discipline. Read more

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