John Garthwaite#

John Garthwaite
Membership Number:1499
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions

  • since 1996 Professor of Experimental Neuroscience, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, UK
  • 1992-1995 Head, Neuroscience Research, Wellcome Research Laboratories, Beckenham, Kent, UK
  • 1987-1992 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Liverpool, UK
  • 1980-1987 Lecturer in Physiology, Dept. Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, UK
  • 1976-1980 Research/Scientific Officer, MRC Developmental Neurobiology Unit, Carshalton and London, UK
  • 1977 PhD. Pharmacology, University of London, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Central nervous system
  • Neuroscience
  • Neurotransmission
  • Biology
  • Glutamate
  • Nitric oxide
  • Cyclic nucleotides
  • Ion channels
  • Synaptic plasticity

Honours and Awards
  • 1991 Plenary lecturer: "The Centennial of the Neuron: A Decade of the Brain Event", National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, USA
  • 1994 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1994 Plenary Lecturer, XIIth International Congress of the International Union of Pharmacology, Montreal, Canada
  • 1995 Astra Anglo-Nordic Pharmacology Prize
  • 1996 9th McEwen Prize Lecturer, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
  • 1996 Physiological Society Crisp Lecturer, University of Leeds
  • 2002 Highly Cited Researcher (Original Member) in both Pharmacology and Neuroscience
  • 2006 The Federation of European Neurosciences (FENS) EJN Prize
  • 2009 Totman Lecturer, University of Vermont, USA

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