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Biological Sciences
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(023) 8120 3541
Email:
D.W.Cohn@soton.ac.uk

Dr Daniel Wagner Cohn DVM, PhD

Research Fellow in Neuroimmunology

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Daniel Cohn trained as a behavioural neuroscientist and with experience in Psychoneuroimmunology, has joined Dr. Jessica Teeling’s Research Group in 2016 to work on a project related to the use of antibodies on neuroinflammation. Currently Daniel is investigating the role of a protease as a potential target for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Career History

2017-Present: Research Fellow in Neuroscience, University of Southampton, UK.
2016-2017: Research Technician. University of Southampton, UK.
2010-2015: Postdoctoral Fellow. University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2013-2014: Postdoctoral Fellow. La Trobe University, Australia.

Academic qualifications

2004-2009: PhD in Psychoneuroimmunology. University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Research interests

During my PhD I studied the relationship between sickness behaviour (behavioural changes induced by acute inflammation and infection) and social dominance behaviour in mice.

As a postdoctoral fellow, I have conducted researched on depressive-like behaviours induced by immune activation in a socially challenging environment. The role of the orexinergic system and social dominance on fever response was also investigated.

Previously, at the University of Southampton I have investigated the potential use of engineered antibodies in neuroinflammatory states on animal models. Currently I am investigating the role of a protease as a potential therapy for Alzheimer's Disease.

Research group

Biomedical Sciences

Affiliate research group

Southampton Neuroscience Group (SoNG)

Dr Daniel Wagner Cohn
Biological Sciences
Faculty of Natural & Environmental Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Room Number:SGH/LD30/MP840

Telephone:(023) 8120 3541
Email:D.W.Cohn@soton.ac.uk

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