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Dr Jerome Swinny

Reader in Neuropharmacology



I graduated with BSc Pharmacy and MSc Pharmacology degrees from the University Of Kwazulu Natal South Africa. I then went on to obtain a PhD from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Following postdoctoral training with Rita Valentino, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Peter Somogyi, University of Oxford, I was appointed to my current position in 2009.

For more information about my research please visit my lab page.

Research Interests

Group Leader of the Neurochemical Anatomy & Psychopharmacology Group.

Area of focus:

  • Expression and functional plasticity of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters in the central and peripheral nervous in response to psychosocial stress.

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