Job ID: 111319

Postdoc: Gene Therapy for Epilepsy

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 12 June 2023

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2023

Contract Length: To 31 March 2026

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University College London

Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


We are recruiting a Research Fellow to work on a project aimed at optimising gene therapy for refractory epilepsy, with a view to clinical translation. It will be supervised by DM Kullmann, MC Walker, S Schorge and G Lignani.

You will use viral delivery of molecular tools to manipulate the excitability of discrete brain regions involved in seizure initiation and propagation.

The post is funded by the MRC to 31 March 2026 in the first instance.

Salary £39,508 – £47,355