Ageing and Neurodegenerative Disease

Members of this research group contribute to the cross-faculty research theme on Ageing.

This research group performs basic research on mechanisms of healthy ageing using the model organism Drosophila melanogaster and research into a range of age-related diseases. This is aimed at finding improved biomarkers for diseases like Alzheimerís disease and Parkinsonís disease, as well as drug discovery and clinical trials for these diseases, and preclinical research into schizophrenia.


Researchers working in this area, together with a short description of their research interests, are listed below.

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Division of Biomedical and Life Sciences
Furness College
Lancaster University
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1524 593763


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