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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Studying at Cambridge

 

Katrin Volbracht

Katrin Volbracht

“Regulation of glutamate receptor activity in oligodendrocyte precursor cells and its effect on myelination”

Supervisor: Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir


Subject groups/Research projects

Neurosciences:

Keywords

  • Glutamate signalling
  • Myelination
  • Oligodendrocytes
  • Leukodystrophies

Key Publications

Lundgaard, I., Luzhynskaya, A., Stockley, J. H., Wang, Z., Evans, K. A., Swire, M., Volbracht, K., Gautier, H., Franklin, R. J. M., ffrench-Constant, C., Attwell, D., Káradóttir, R. (2013). Neuregulin and BDNF induce a switch to NMDA receptor-dependent myelination by oligodendrocytes. PLoS Biol 11(12):e1001743