John Gordon Ralph Jefferys, PhD

Pharmacology University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom 
Neuronal networks, electrophysiology, epilepsy, prions, oscillations
"John Jefferys"

1995-2014 Prof of Neuroscience, University of Birmingham
1986-1995 Wellcome Trust Senior Lecturer, St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, Imperial College London
1979-1986 Research Fellow, Sobell Department of Neurophysiology, Institute for Neurology, Queen Square, London
1975-1979 Research Associate, Department of Neurology, Royal Free Hospital, London

Higher Education
PhD, 1977 Physiology, University College London
BSc, 1972 Physiology, University College London

2003, Elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Giles S. Brindley grad student
Peter K. Thomas post-doc 1975-1979 Royal Free Hospital (Neurotree)
Tom A. Sears research scientist 1979-1986 Institute of Neurology, London


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Gareth Liam Morris grad student University of Birmingham
Alex Ashby-Lumsden grad student 2014- Oxford
Maysa Falah grad student 2015- Oxford (Neurotree)
Sarah Jordan grad student 1987-1990 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Peter Galley grad student 1988-1991 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Alison E. Watts grad student 1989-1992 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Ruth Empson grad student 1990-1993 Imperial College School of Medicine (Neurotree)
Gerald T. Finnerty grad student 1991-1994 Imperial College School of Medicine (Neurotree)
Simon Colling grad student 1993-1997 Imperial College (Neurotree)
Matthew C. Walker grad student 1993-1997 UCL Institute of Neurology (Neurotree)
Cornelius Borck grad student 1994-1997 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Helen Doheny grad student 1996-1999 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Stephen  P. Hack grad student 1998-2001 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Caroline Anderson grad student 2000-2004 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Heidi Statton grad student 2000-2004 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Rachid Id Bihi grad student 2001-2004 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Aree Soontornmalia grad student 2003-2006 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Wei-Chih Chang grad student 2007-2010 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Pierre-Philippe Saintot grad student 2007-2010 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Lucy Foss grad student 2010-2013 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Kalbinder Gil grad student 2010-2013 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Sarah F. Williamson post-doc 1984-1987 Institute for Neurology (Neurotree)
Miles A. Whittington post-doc 1993-1996 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Ruth Empson post-doc 1997-1998 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Rudiger Ernst Kohling post-doc 1999-1999 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Ian Stanford post-doc 1996-2000 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Simon Gladwell post-doc 1995-2001 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Enrico Bracci post-doc 1997-2001 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Martin Vreugdenhil post-doc 1997-2003 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Stéphanie Ratté post-doc 1999-2003 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Marom Bikson post-doc 2000-2003 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
John Fox post-doc 1997-2007 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Andrew  D. Powell post-doc 2003-2008 University of Birmingham
Jacqueline Deans post-doc 2002-2009 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Evgeniy Potapenko post-doc 2007-2009 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Premysl Jiruska post-doc 2005-2011 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)
Wei-Chih Chang post-doc 2010-2013 University of Birmingham (Neurotree)


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Andrew  D. Powell collaborator University of Birmingham
Pedro Irazoqui collaborator 2012- Oxford (Neurotree)
Thelma Lovick collaborator 2012- University of Bristol
Tom Brismar collaborator 1979-1980 Karolinska (Neurotree)
Helmut Haas collaborator 1982-1984 Institute for Neurology (Neurotree)
Michael J. Gutnick collaborator 1991-1993 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
Jane H. Mellanby collaborator 1984-1995 Institute for Neurology (Neurotree)
Roger Traub collaborator 1993-1999 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
John Collinge collaborator 1993-2011 Imperial College London (Neurotree)
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Budde RB, Pederson DJ, Biggs EN, et al. (2020) Mechanisms and prevention of acid reflux induced laryngospasm in seizing rats. Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B. 111: 107188
Zaveri HP, Schelter B, Schevon CA, et al. (2020) Controversies on the network theory of epilepsy: Debates held during the ICTALS 2019 conference. Seizure. 78: 78-85
Jefferys JGR, Ashby-Lumsden A, Lovick TA. (2020) Cardiac effects of repeated focal seizures in rats induced by intrahippocampal tetanus toxin: Bradyarrhythmias, tachycardias, and prolonged interictal QT interval. Epilepsia
Chvojka J, Kudlacek J, Chang WC, et al. (2019) The role of interictal discharges in ictogenesis - A dynamical perspective. Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B. 106591
Jefferys JGR, Arafat MA, Irazoqui PP, et al. (2019) Brainstem activity, apnea, and death during seizures induced by intrahippocampal kainic acid in anaesthetized rats. Epilepsia
Arafat MA, Rubin LN, Jefferys JGR, et al. (2019) A Method of Flexible Micro-wire Electrode Insertion in Rodent for Chronic Neural Recording and a Device for Electrode Insertion. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering : a Publication of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Chang WC, Kudlacek J, Hlinka J, et al. (2018) Loss of neuronal network resilience precedes seizures and determines the ictogenic nature of interictal synaptic perturbations. Nature Neuroscience. 21: 1742-1752
Budde RB, Arafat MA, Pederson DJ, et al. (2018) Acid reflux induced laryngospasm as a potential mechanism of sudden death in epilepsy. Epilepsy Research. 148: 23-31
Morris G, Jiruska P, Jefferys JG, et al. (2016) A New Approach of Modified Submerged Patch Clamp Recording Reveals Interneuronal Dynamics during Epileptiform Oscillations. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 10: 519
Mei H, Thackston K, Bercich R, et al. (2016) Cavity Resonator Wireless Power Transfer System for Freely Moving Animal Experiments. Ieee Transactions On Bio-Medical Engineering
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