Senior Teaching Fellow - Pharmacy & Pharmacology
5 West 2.33
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386790
Dr Paul Mitchell
Application of ethological techniques to the analysis of rodent non-social, social and agonistic behaviour, and the effect(s) of psychotropic drug treatment (in particular antidepressants,anxiolytics, antipsychotics and psychostimulants) thereon.
Current lab members
Dr Pauline Wood - development of in vitro and ex vivo techniques (in situ autoradiography, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridisation, PCR, Western blot) to examine adaptive changes of serotonin receptor subtypes induced by chronic psychotropic drug treatment.
Trent, S., Drew, C. J. G., Mitchell, P. J. and Bailey, S. J., 2009. Chronic treatment with 13-cis-retinoic acid changes aggressive behaviours in the resident-intruder paradigm in rats. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 19 (12), pp. 876-886.