Dr Mark Cunningham
Senior Lecturer

  • Email: mark.cunningham@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8935
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 5227
  • Address: School of Neurology, Neurobiology & Psychiatry, (Neurobiology)
    The Medical School,
    Framlington Place,
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
    NE2 4HH

Roles and Responsibilities

RCUK Academic Fellow
Honorary Clinical Research Fellow in Neurophysiology


B.Sc. (Hons) Queen's University Belfast
Ph.D. Bristol University

Previous Positions

Research Assistant (2000-2001) Bristol University
Post-doctoral research fellow (2001-2005) University of Leeds


British Neuroscience Association
The Physiological Society
Society for Neuroscience

Research Interests

Brain oscillatory activity
Neocortical networks

Other Expertise

Synaptic transmission
Presynaptic receptors

Postgraduate Supervision

Miss Fiona Randall
Dr Roger Whittaker


Royal Society Research Grant
Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Trust Special Trustees Fund
Lena Teague Bequest Fund
The Wolfson Foundation