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Stuart Allan

Research Domain Director, Neuroscience and Mental Health

Stuart AllanProfessor Stuart Allan was appointed as Research Domain Director for Neuroscience and Mental Health in August 2016.

He is a Professor of Neuroscience and was previously based at Manchester's Faculty of Life Sciences.

Professor Allan achieved a BSc degree in Pharmacology from the University of Dundee in 1990 before completing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen in 1993.

He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Manchester until 2002, when he took up a lecturer post at the Faculty of Life Sciences before working as a Senior Lecturer between 2008 and 2012.

Professor Allan's research interests include inflammation in the brain, cytokines and neuronal injury, and public engagement in science.