24 August 2021
New article on The Conversation website written by Dr Lukas Krone, Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy and Professor Zoltán Molnár.
6 August 2021
DPAG DPhil students Gosia Cyranka and Sian Wilcox have been awarded prestigious Early Career Researcher Prizes at Physiology 2021, The Physiological Society's Annual Conference celebrating first-class physiology.
5 August 2021
More research is needed to improve the treatment of brain diseases such as depression, Alzheimer’s or ADHD. A widely held view within the scientific community is that this cannot be done without ethically conducted animal research. A team of seventy international neuroscientists, including DPAG’s Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, have now published a warning that animal research is under pressure, which endangers the further development of treatments.
2 August 2021
Why we sleep, and the processes behind sleep, are amongst the most interesting questions in modern neuroscience. Researchers at the University of Oxford, including DPAG's Molnár and Vyazovskiy group scientists, have now uncovered a new target for sleep investigations within the mammalian brain – the cerebral cortex. The paper, first authored by Dr Lukas Krone, was published today in Nature Neuroscience.
7 April 2021
A new study from the Vyazovskiy group suggests that how and where we spend our time while awake impacts how much we need to sleep - it does not only depend on how long we are awake.
3 December 2020
Congratulations are in order for Dr Lukas Krone who is one of just five University of Oxford researchers selected to attend the Global Young Scientists Summit 2021.
13 August 2020
Two new papers from the Vyazovskiy Group and both Oxford University and international collaborators have made important progress in bridging the gap between the local and global levels of sleep regulation.
1 July 2020
Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy has edited a special issue of Current Opinion of Physiology with Professor A. Jennifer Morton from the University of Cambridge. “Physiology of Sleep” compiles the latest developments in sleep research around the complex question of ‘why do we sleep?’
7 November 2019
Congratulations are in order for Wellcome Trust doctoral student Cristina Blanco Duque, the winner of the Travel Award and the Award for Best Contribution at the International Conference of Advanced Sleep Modulation Technologies.
DPAG Researchers participate at the Parliamentary launch of The Physiological Society's new ageing report
18 October 2019
The new Physiological Society report "Growing Older, Better" highlights physiology's role in meeting the UK Government's healthy ageing mission. Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy and Novo Nordisk Postdoctoral Fellow Laura McKillop contributed a research spotlight at the report's launch at the Houses of Parliament.
15 July 2019
Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy has co-authored a paper based on a pioneering sleep study led by Oxford Brookes researchers. Their research into a nocturnal primate performed in the wild is the first of its kind and could enhance our understanding of human sleep.
6 June 2019
The talks given by Postdoctoral Research Scientists and Graduate Students highlighted the full range of research in DPAG, spanning molecular and cellular neuroscience all the way to systems neuroscience.
29 March 2019
Congratulations are in order for Lukas Krone, who has just achieved the third in a recent trio of poster prizes.
New Vyazovskiy Group led project set to make a major advance in our understanding of how sleep restores our brain
26 February 2019
A collaborative Medical Research Council project grant awarded to DPAG's Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, UCL's Kenneth Harris and the Department of Pharmacology's Colin Akerman will explore “Local sleep homeostasis and single cell rest."
Vladyslav Vyazovskiy joins the discussion on how hibernation and torpor can aid human health in spaceflight
2 November 2018
Last week Vladyslav Vyazovskiy gave a talk at a symposium entitled "Harnessing naturally evolved torpor to benefit human spaceflight" at the American Physiological Society Conference in New Orleans, alongside NASA astronaut Jessica Meir.
16 March 2016
Professor Vyazovskiy is part of a team of experts tasked by the European Space Agency with investigating whether and how we might be able to put humans into a state of stasis to enable long-distance space travel.