An active team of researchers from the School of Life and Health Sciences contribute to the Centre's research environment.
Current research interests: Small world networks and neural connectivity applied to clinical and cognitive neuroscience
Prof Paul Furlong Chair ABC Steering Group Director Aston Brain Centre
Current research interests: Neurophysiology of epilepsy, pain perception and sensory-motor function.
Neuroimaging, translational research and the development of humane research techniques
Dr Stephen Hall Principal Scientist Brain Stimulation Lab
Current research interests: Translational Neuroscience: integrative animal to human, in-vitro to in-vivo, neuroscience approaches. Pharmacological Neuroimaging: neuroimaging approaches to neuropharmacological investigation.
Cortical Oscillations: the role of cortical oscillations in health and disease.
Prof Ian Holliday Co-Director MEG Lab
Current research interests: Neuroimaging of visual perceptual function.
Prof Gina Rippon Principal Scientist Dense Array EEG Lab
Current research interests: Neuroimaging of developmental disorders such as autism and Williams Syndrome
Dr Kim Rochelle Educational Psychologist and Principal Scientist DDAC
Current research interests: Balance, posture and motor control in developmental disorders
Prof Stefano Seri Clinical Director ABC, Director MRI Research Unit
Current research interests: Investigating behavioural phenotypes with functional imaging and neurophysiological measures. Pervasive developmental disorders and Epilepsy as main clinical research areas.
Dr Ian Stanford Research Director School of Life and Health Sciences
Current research interests: In vitro and in vivo electrophysiological studies on neurones and networks within the basal ganglia and motor cortex. Pharmacological and surgical interventions in Parkinson’s disease.
Prof Joel Talcott Associate Director of Research, Neurosciences, Director DDAC
Current research interests: Genotype/Phenotype associations in developmental dyslexia, genomic neuroimaging of developmental disorders, developing methods for linking blood chemistry to neuronal viability and function, balance and motor function in normal and atypical development.
Dr Caroline Witton Director Wellcome Trust Laboratory for MEG Studies
Current research interests: The study of auditory perception in humans using psychophysical and functional imaging techniques.
Developmental cognitive neuroscience of normal and impaired cognitive and literacy skills in children.
Dr Gavin Woodhall Principal Scientist Human Brain Tissue Lab
Current research interests: In-vitro electrophysiology of convulsive activity: presynaptic mechanisms of drug action. Animal models of temporal lobe epilepsy and schizophrenia. Animal and human tissue slice electrophysiology, whole-cell and LFP recordings from entorhinal and motor cortex.
Dr Sian Worthen Manager, Wellcome Trust Laboratory for MEG Studies
Current research interests: Physiology and pathophysiology of the human pain matrix. Cognitive Neuroscience utilising MEG techniques