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- Jodrell Professor of Physiology
- Neuro, Physiology & Pharmacology
- Div of Biosciences
- Faculty of Life Sciences
David Attwell studied physics as an undergraduate in Oxford, and then did a PhD in neuroscience with Julian Jack. After a post-doc in Berkeley with Frank Werblin, he came to UCL.
Keywords: Glutamate, Demyelination, Electrophysiology, fMRI, Microglia,
Mitochondria, Multiple Sclerosis, Neural signalling, Neurodegeneration, Neural
Circuits/Networks, Neuroimaging, Oligodendrocytes, Progenitors, Stem cells
Methods: Brain slice physiology, Calcium imaging, Confocal microscopy, Computational modeling, Electrophysiological recording techniques, fluorescence microscopy techniques, Genetic manipulation (including knockout/knockin), Image analysis, Immunohistochemistry, Patch-clamp recording, Time-lapse imaging, Transgenic mice
I organise the 4 year PhD in Neuroscience at UCL, and give undergraduate lectures. Until recently I was Vice-Head of the Graduate School, the body overseeing graduate education at UCL, and I am currently on UCL's Council.
|1979||DPhil||Doctor of Philosophy – Neuroscience||University of Oxford|
|1975||BA Hons||Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Physiological Science||University of Oxford|
|1974||BA Hons||Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Physics||University of Oxford|