- Academic background
- Health Sciences, Sciences
- Host campus
- Master's, PhD
- Dr Karl Iremonger
Our laboratory focuses on understanding how the excitability of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) neurons is regulated. CRH neurons are activated in response to stress and are responsible for controlling the levels of corticosteroid stress hormones in the body.
This project will use a combination of electrophysiological recordings and functional imaging techniques to understand how CRH neuron excitability is controlled both in the basal state and following exposure to stress.
Similar research opportunities
- Central regulation of pregnancy
- Central regulation of the diabetic heart
- Disturbance of the 'Cellular uric acid homeostasis' as the driver for diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cancer
- Dysregulated ghrelin signalling in pancreatic β-cells under hyperuricemic conditions – the cause for the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus?
- ENaC in the vasculature and its role in hypertension