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Unravelling the complexity of the brain one experiment at a time.

Cluster Leads: Dr Rob Huckstepp and Dr Emily Lane-Hill

Our research interests cover molecules to systems and everything in between. Whilst our multidisciplinary group research a wide area of topics, the main themes at the core of our research are:

  • Cardiorespiratory control and diseases
  • Purinergic signalling
  • Cognition and dementia
  • Pain and stress
  • Epilepsy


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Collaborative Research

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