Professor David Abbott PhD
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Senior Research Fellow
The Addiction Neuroscience Group studies how alcohol and other drugs change the brain's chemistry, structure and function.Learn more
We use antibody engineering to develop highly specific antibodies against proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease and other dementia related diseases.Learn more
We study the ‘housekeeping’ parts of the brain that control the body’s functions, like heart rate and temperature regulation. These control circuits are mostly in the hypothalamus and the brain stem. Autonomic nerves are the unconscious pathways that connect these circuits to every organ in the body, and they’re essential to keeping us healthy. They contain many subtypes, each of which has…Learn more
The AVERT group works to develop the most effective treatments and environments to maximise recovery in people after stroke.Learn more
The digestive physiology and nutrition laboratory concentrates on digestive physiology and nutrition, and on animal models of digestive diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease.Learn more