Professor Peter Brophy

Chair of Anatomy
Director, Centre for Neuroregeneration

Email: peter.brophy@ed.ac.uk
I am Director of the Centre for Neuroregeneration. My research is in the field of myelination and demyelination, particularly in the role of the myelin-forming cells, the glia, in the survival of nerve fibres. This is clearly of relevance to MND because we still do not understand why nerve cells die in this disease.

Full Profile: http://www.cnr.ed.ac.uk/Research/brophy.html