Ian Stanford

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Research interests

  • Electrophysiological, morphological and neurochemical studies on neurones of the basal ganglia.

  • Functional diversity in GABA inhibitory connectivity in the GP.

  • Synchronous neuronal oscillations in primary motor cortex.

  • Integration of basic and clinical neurophysiological methods.

Teaching Activity

BSc Neuroscience

MPharm Programme

Resting membrane potential, action potential, synaptic physiology,CNS anatomy, spinal reflexes.           
Synaptic transmission, GABA, anxiety and sleep disorders, dopamine and movement disorders of the basal ganglia.


2013 - date  Professor of Neuroscience

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

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

2007 - 2013 Reader in Neurophysiology Aston University.

2005 – 2007 Research Convenor – Physiology and Pharmacology.

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

Associate Dean for Research & Enterprise

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Clinical and Systems Neuroscience

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