Professor Mark Rees
Professor of Molecular Neuroscience & Research Director of ILS
Medicine
Telephone: (01792) 602203

Areas of Expertise

  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Clinical and Biomedical Networks
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

Publications

  1. et. al. Phenotypic analysis of 303 multiplex families with common epilepsies. Brain 140(8), 2144-2156.
  2. & Hyperekplexia: Report on phenotype and genotype of 16 Jordanian patients. Brain and Development 39(4), 306-311.
  3. & Ultra-rare genetic variation in common epilepsies: a case-control sequencing study. The Lancet Neurology 16(2), 135-143.
  4. De Novo Mutations in SLC1A2 and CACNA1A Are Important Causes of Epileptic Encephalopathies. The American Journal of Human Genetics 99(2), 287-298.
  5. & Complement is activated in progressive multiple sclerosis cortical grey matter lesions. Journal of Neuroinflammation 13(1)

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Supervision

  • The pathology of multiple sclerosis: connective tissue inflammation and cortical grey matter demyelination in early disease (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Owain Howell
  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    MSc
    Other supervisor: Dr Owain Howell
  • Predicting the impact of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms through machine learning (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Seo-Kyung Chung
    Other supervisor: Dr Xianghua Xie
  • Characterisation of genetic variants and their role in neurological disorders (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Seo-Kyung Chung
    Other supervisor: Dr Jonathan Mullins
  • Activation and Regulation in Multiple Scierosis (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Owain Howell
  • How effective is the Further Education/Higher Education (FE/HE) skills supply pipeline in South West Wales to support an evolving Life Science sector? (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Marc Clement
  • THE INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE OF CORTICAL PATHOLOGY IN PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Owain Howell