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Abi Belai

Dr, PhD in Neuroscience; MSc in Neuroscince, BSc in Pharmacology and Biochemistry

  • 1075 Parkstead House, Whitelands

1985 …2019

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Personal profile

Qualifications

BSc, MSc, PhD, FIBMS

Research interests

  • Autonomic Neuroscience specializing in the Enteric Nervous System
  • Role of Enteric Glial Cells in Health and Disease
  • Neuroimmune interactions in health and disease (especially IBD and IBS)
  • The peripheral (local) effect of leptin, and ghrelin in the regulation of obesity.
  • The role of cytokine receptors and glial cells and mesentry adiposites in health and disease
  • Cell Biology of Cancer

External positions

HERAG member, HE/UUK Advisory Group

2014 → …

Keywords

  • R Medicine (General)
  • Neuroscience

Research Output

Functional and anatomical deficits in visceral nociception with age: a mechanism of silent appendicitis in the elderly?

Belai, A., Nov 2019, In : Pain. 161, p. 773-786 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Therapies of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Case of Rutin and its Aglycone, Quercetin

Belai, A. A. & habtemariam, S., 2016, In : MINI-REVIEWS IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY. PMID: 28117024 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Comparative study of the distribution of the ion channel receptors MRGPRD, Nav1.9, 5HT3R , CGRP and P2X3 in the enteric nervous system of mouse intestine and stomach.

Makolli, E., 2015, University of Roehampton.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Identification and characterization of HCN1 in the enteric nervous system of chick embryo.

Bonfante, L. & Belai, A., 2015, St George Medical School.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

IL-1β- and IFN-γ- IR on immune cell infiltrates and enteric neuronal elements of Crohn’s ileitis patients: a neuroimmune interaction?

Belai, A., 2015, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution