Neuroscience

Cardiorespiratory neuroscience

This research examines how the brain controls our heart rate, blood pressure and breathing.

This applies to diseases such as:

  • hypertension
  • heart failure
  • kidney disease
  • obstructive sleep apnoea
  • depression

Chronic pain

Research into chronic pain and its treatment including:

  • drugs that can modify how nerves sense and respond to pain.
  • a long-standing research program into Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Degenerative Neurological Disease

Clinical neurology research, focused on the mechanisms involved in Parkinson's and Motor Neurone Disease.

Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

Visual Science

Aiming to improve how we detect eye diseases. This is relevant to many eye disorders including glaucoma and optic neuritis (which is a precursor to multiple sclerosis).

This research is also investigating the role that systemic vascular disease may play.