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Qualifications

Ph.D., Clinical Neurophysiology, Aston University, Birmingham, 1998.
MPhil.,
Clinical Neurophysiology, Aston University, Birmingham, 1990.

Employment

  • 2006-date Professor of Clinical Neuroimaging, Neurosciences Research Institute.
  • 2003-06 Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Neurosciences Research Institute.
  • 2005-date Convenor, Neuroimaging Research Group.
  • 2000-date Director, Wellcome Trust Laboratory for MEG Studies.
  • 2000-date Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Unit.
  • 2000-03 Lecturer in Psychology, Neurosciences Research Institute.
  • 1990-00 Executive Officer, School of Life and Health Sciences.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Elected to the Council of the British Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists June 2000.
British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Elected President of the Association of Neurophysiological Scientists in 2017

Membership of Professional Bodies

Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology in October 2016

Research Interests

Overview

Have a career long interest in sensory information processing using electrophysiological measurement techniques. Special interest in somatosensory, visceral and pain processing. Have been involved in the development and application of Magnetoencephalography for the characterisation of cortical mechanisms in sensory processing since 1990.

Teaching Activity

Am module convenor of a Final Year option in BSc Psychology (Hon) called 'Brain Imaging".

Also convene a Masters level module for Health Care Professionals in Clinical Neurophysiology

Contact Details

Email: p.l.furlong@aston.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 4058

External positions

Fellow

1 Oct 2016 → …

President

Sep 2016 → …

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Research Output 1990 2019

MEG Assessment of Expressive Language in Children Evaluated for Epilepsy Surgery

Foley, E., Cross, J. H., Thai, N. J., Walsh, A. R., Bill, P., Furlong, P., Wood, A. G., Cerquiglini, A. & Seri, S., 1 May 2019, In : Brain Topography. 32, 3, p. 492-503 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Magnetoencephalography
Child Language
Epilepsy
Language
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Brain Waves
Epilepsy
Brain
Electromagnetic Phenomena
Large scale systems

Upper and lower limb motor axons demonstrate differential excitability and accommodation to strong hyperpolarizing currents during induced hyperthermia

Marmoy, O. R., Furlong, P. L. & Moore, C. E. G., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 121, 6, p. 2061-2070 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperpolarization-Activated Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channels
Induced Hyperthermia
Axons
Lower Extremity
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

An evaluation of kurtosis beamforming in magnetoencephalography to localize the epileptogenic zone in drug resistant epilepsy patients

Hall, M. B. H., Nissen, I. A., van Straaten, E. C. W., Furlong, P. L., Witton, C., Foley, E., Seri, S. & Hillebrand, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : Clinical Neurophysiology . 129, 6, p. 1221-1229 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Magnetoencephalography
Seizures
Clinical Protocols
Epilepsy
Electrodes

Efficacy and mechanism of sub-sensory sacral (optimised) neuromodulation in adults with faecal incontinence: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

McAlees, E., Vollebregt, P. F., Stevens, N., Dudding, T. C., Emmanuel, A. V., Furlong, P. L., Hamdy, S., Hooper, R. L., Jones, J. F. X., Norton, C., O'Connell, P. R., Scott, S. M. & Knowles, C. H., 26 Jun 2018, In : Trials. 19, 1, 336.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Fecal Incontinence
Randomized Controlled Trials
Electric Stimulation
Independent Living
Magnetoencephalography

Thesis

Development and application of magnetoencephalographic methods in the investigation of the human visual system

Author: Hall, S., Mar 2004

Supervisor: Holliday, I. E. (Supervisor) & Furlong, P. L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Development of a passive MEG stimulus for measurement of the binaural masking level difference

Author: Gascoyne, L., 5 Feb 2015

Supervisor: Witton, C. (Supervisor) & Furlong, P. L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Functional localisation of human sensory-motor cortex using magnetoencephalography

Author: Furlong, P. L., Mar 1998

Supervisor: Harding, G. F. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Investigating the effects of antiepileptic drugs on the electrophysiology of vision

Author: Spencer, E. L., 2002

Supervisor: Furlong, P. L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Investigation into visual defects attributed to Vigabatrin

Author: Conway, M., Dec 2003

Supervisor: Furlong, P. L. (Supervisor), Hosking, S. L. (Supervisor) & Cubbidge, R. P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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