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Tinsley Lab

Unit(s) of assessment: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

Research theme: Health and Wellbeing

School: School of Science and Technology


Dr Tinsley is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Neuroscience and he has a background using quantitative, anatomical and behavioural techniques to study the cerebral cortex. He then moved on to use electrophysical and pharmacological methods to study Prefrontal cortex, Visual cortex and Perirhinal cortex.

Currently Dr Tinsley’s research involves the development of cellular implants suitable for delivery to the brain and in the study of brain cancer tumour development and therapeutics.

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Immune Escape in Glioblastoma Multiforme and the Adaptation of Immunotherapies for Treatment. Pearson JRD, Cuzzubbo S, McArthur S, Durrant LG, Adhikaree J, Tinsley CJ, Pockley AG and McArdle SEB (2020). Front. Immunol. 11:582106.

Mapping of fine scale rat prefrontal cortex connections: evidence for detailed ordering of inputs and outputs connecting the temporal cortex and sensory-motor regions. Bedwell SA and Tinsley CJ. (2018) Eur J Neurosci. 48(3):1944-1963.

Differences in anatomical connections across distinct areas in the rodent prefrontal cortex. Bedwell SA, Billett EE, Crofts JJ, Tinsley CJ. (2017) Eur J Neurosci. 45(6):859-873.


We have access within the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre to instrumentation to facilitate multi-omic analyses including gene expression micro-array, Nanostring platform, mass spectrometers and laser capture microdissection.