Dr Ailsa McGregor
|Position||Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology|
|Research summary||Neuropharmacology, neurodegeneration and repair|
|Teaching||Basic and Clinical Pharmacology|
|Memberships||Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists|
|Clinical||A randomized trial of varenicline for the treatment of cognitive and effective symptoms in Huntington’s Disease (VCAS-HD), funded by The New Zealand Pharmacy Education and Research Fund and The Oakley Mental Health Foundation.|
My are of interest is neurodegenerative diseases, neuroprotection and repair, in particular the development of disease models with clinically relevant endpoints as a basis for investigating potential therapies.
My research focuses on pharmacological enhancement of motor recovery after stroke and cholinergic dysfunction in Huntington's Disease and vascular dementia.