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Research Interests

  • The repositioning of zolpidem for Parkinson’s.  
  • Electrophysiological, morphological and neurochemical studies on neurons of the basal ganglia.

  • Synchronous neuronal oscillations in primary motor cortex.

Teaching Activity

BSc Neuroscience

Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience (NE1002), Neuropharmacology (NE2011) 

Placement corodinator (NEP003), Project coordinator (NE3RPA &B),

Brain Disorders and Disease (NE3011), Neuronal Synchrony and Oscillations (NE3006)

MPharm Programme

Systems Neuropharmacology (PH3601)

Employment

2013 - date  Professor of Neuroscience

2007 - 2013 Reader in Neurophysiology Aston University.

2004 – 2007 Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Aston University.

2004 – 2010 MRC Career Development Fellow.

2002 – 2004 Lecturer in Pharmacology, Aston University.

1997 – 2001 Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, University of Birmingham.

1992 – 1997 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Birmingham.

1989 – 1992 PhD, University of Southampton.

1987 – 1989 BSc (Hons), University of Southampton.

Administrative Roles

2018 - to date  Director of Post Graduate Research Degree Programmes (LHS)

2017 - 2019     LHS Ethics Committee Deputy Chair 

2010 - 2016     Elected Member of Senate

2009 - 2015     University Research Committee and Executive                                

2009 - 2015     LHS Senior Management Team

2009 - 2016     Associate Dean for Research & Enterprise (LHS)

2007 - 2009     Associate Director of Research and Head of Biomedical Sciences.

2005 - to date  LHS Research Committee (Member & Chair)                                       

2005 – 2007     Research Convenor – Physiology and Pharmacology.

2002 - 2012     Aston University Bioethics Committee 

 

 

Research Interests

Email: i.m.stanford@aston.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 4015 
Room:
 MB351b

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Research Output 2003 2017

Dopamine acting at D1-like, D2-like and α1-adrenergic receptors differentially modulates theta and gamma oscillatory activity in primary motor cortex

Özkan, M., Johnson, N. W., Sehirli, U. S., Woodhall, G. L. & Stanford, I. M., 21 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, 15 p., e0181633.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Motor Cortex
adrenergic receptors
dopamine
Adrenergic Receptors
Dopamine

Phase-amplitude coupled persistent theta and gamma oscillations in rat primary motor cortex in vitro

Johnson, N. W., Özkan, M., Burgess, A. P., Prokic, E. J., Wafford, K. A., O'Neill, M. J., Greenhill, S. D., Stanford, I. M. & Woodhall, G. L., Jun 2017, In : Neuropharmacology. 119, p. 141–156 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Motor Cortex
Picrotoxin
Carbenoxolone
GABA-A Receptor Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists

The auditory evoked-gamma response and its relation with the N1m

Witton, C., Eckert, M. A., Stanford, I. M., Gascoyne, L. E., Furlong, P. L., Worthen, S. F. & Hillebrand, A., 22 Feb 2017, In : Hearing Research. In press

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Auditory Evoked Potentials
Electrodes
Acoustic Stimulation

A low mortality, high morbidity Reduced Intensity Status Epilepticus (RISE) model of epilepsy and epileptogenesis in the rat

Modebadze, T., Morgan, N. H., Pérès, I. A. A., Hadid, R. D., Amada, N., Hill, C., Williams, C., Stanford, I. M., Morris, C. M., Jones, R. S. G., Whalley, B. J. & Woodhall, G. L., 24 Feb 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 2, 19 p., e0147265.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
epilepsy
Status Epilepticus
morbidity
seizures
Rats

Cortical oscillatory dynamics and benzodiazepine-site modulation of tonic inhibition in fast spiking interneurons

Prokic, E. J., Weston, C., Yamawaki, N., Hall, S. D., Jones, R. S. G., Stanford, I. M., Ladds, G. & Woodhall, G. L., Aug 2015, In : Neuropharmacology. 95, p. 192–205 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Interneurons
Benzodiazepines
GABA-A Receptors
Flumazenil
Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potentials

Thesis

A model of delta frequency neuronal network activity and theta-gamma interactions in rat sensorimotor cortex in vitro

Author: Kalyanapu, S. S., 2017

Supervisor: Stanford, I. M. (Supervisor) & Woodhall, G. L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Beta frequency neuronal network activity in the primary motor cortex

Author: Yamawaki, N., Jan 2009

Supervisor: Stanford, I. M. (Supervisor) & Woodhall, G. L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Characterising the anti-convulsant effects of CBD and CBDV on layer II of the medial entorhinal cortex of rat and human brain tissue in vitro 

Author: Henley, B., 22 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Woodhall, G. L. (Supervisor) & Stanford, I. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Mechanistic insights into neuronal oscillatory activity in the dopamine-intact and dopamine-depleted primary motor cortex

Author: Johnson, N., 2 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Woodhall, G. L. (Supervisor) & Stanford, I. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Modulation of neuronal network activity in the primary motor cortex

Author: Prokic, E., 2 Mar 2012

Supervisor: Woodhall, G. L. (Supervisor) & Stanford, I. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Activities 2009 2012

  • 2 Editorial activity

Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology (Journal)

Ian Stanford (Editor)
2012

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Frontiers in Neuropharmacology (Journal)

Ian Stanford (Editorial board member)
1 Jan 2009

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity