Robert Williams

Dr

  • 4 SOUTH 0.45

Accepting Doctoral Students

1990 …2020

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Willing to supervise doctoral students

Inhibiting tau, amyloid-β and α-synuclein toxicity: protecting neuronal network function in Dementias

Understanding microglial migration to pathogenic synapses

Assessing the neuroprotective potential and risk reducing capability of dietary polyphenolics in Alzheimer's Disease

 

Research interests

My laboratory is interested in the molecular mechanisms underlying synaptic dysfunction and neuronal loss in Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of neurodegeneration.  We are focused on cell signalling abnormalities that underpin the early stages of disease with the aim of identifying new targets for therapeutic intervention. 

 

 

 

Other responsibilities

Member of Alzheimer's Research UK Grant Review Board: 2013 - 2019

Editorial Board of Neurochemistry International: 2015 - 

Editorial Board of Nutrition and Aging: 2012 -

Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Alzheimer's Disease: 2018 - 2019

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, University of Leeds

Award Date: 1 Jan 1990

Bachelor of Science, University of Leeds

Award Date: 1 Jan 1986

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