- Cragg Group Research Group
We are currently funded by:
- The Medical Research Council
- Parkinson's UK
- The University of Oxford Clarendon Fund
- The Royal Society
Professor of Neuroscience
My laboratory focuses on understanding dopamine neurotransmission in the basal ganglia, control by striatal circuits, and dysfunction in neurodegenerative disorders and drug addiction. We are a founding group of the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre.
My first degree was in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, and my DPhil explored neuronal dendrite function at the University of Oxford and New York University as a Mary Goodger Scholar. During Junior Research Fellowships and a Beit Memorial Fellowship in Oxford, and further research at NYU and the University of North Carolina, I developed our expertise in real-time electrochemical detection and established our program of study into how dopamine transmission is governed in the brain. I joined the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics in 2006 to take up post as University Lecturer and Tutor for Medicine at Christ Church.
I currently serve on the Editorial Boards of journals npj Parkinson's Disease, and ACS Chemical Neuroscience.
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