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Dr Michael Daw

Dr Michael Daw
Academic Track Lecturer ZJE


Personal Website: Edinburgh University


Michael Daw is a lecturer based in the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences. Work in the Daw lab studies the development of the electrical properties of neurons and synapses during early life. He has particular expertise in synaptic plasticity and inhibitory interneurons, defects in both of which are implicated in a number developmental disorders. Michael has most recently studied development in genetic models of intellectual disability and epilepsy.

Research interests: 

Development of cortex in normal mice and models of neurodevelopmental disorders.