Dr Diego Gomez-Nicola

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Associate Professor, Principal Investigator in Neuroimmunology

Dr Diego Gomez-Nicola is Associate Professor within Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton. As a neuroscientist, Dr Gomez-Nicola is interested in unveiling the roles of glial cells in the healthy and diseased brain, as a way to understand the fascinating complexity of our brain.

The goal of his current research is to study the regulation of microglial proliferation during chronic neurodegenerative diseases such as prion or Alzheimer’s. The expansion of the microglial population is a hallmark of neurodegeneration and contributes to the development of the pathology. A detailed understanding of the molecules and mechanisms orchestrating microglial proliferation could open a window to elaborate therapeutic approaches to control the neuroinflammatory component of the disease.

Associate Professor, Principal Investigator in Neuroimmunology

Biological Sciences
University of Southampton
South Lab & Path Block
Southampton General Hospital
Southampton
SO16 6YD

Website:

www.dgnlab.co.uk