Postdoctoral Research Associate, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Cambridge
I am a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Professor Angela Roberts at the University of Cambridge. I completed my PhD at the University of Bristol with Professor Emma Robinson.
My research has primarily focused on understanding how emotions are dysregulated in affective disorders, such as anxiety and depression. I am currently studying how different parts of the frontal lobe, called the prefrontal cortex, regulate behaviour and cardiovascular responses to rewarding or threatening situations. We hope that this work will help us understand how dysfunction in the prefrontal cortex contributes to these debilitating disorders.
Nov 08, 2020 11:27 am UTC| Health
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