MATT PARKER


Dr Matt Parker is a behavioural neuroscientist and psychopharmacologist. He was educated at the University of Southampton, and following post docs at the Royal Veterinary College and Queen Mary University of London, and a lectureship in Cell Biology at Queen Mary and Nanchang Medical School (China), he joined the University of Portsmouth, and established the  Brain and Behaviour Lab, in 2015. He leads a team interested in the biology of neuropsychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and neurodegenerative disorders, and has published more than 70 peer reviewed articles, chapters and scholarly reviews in this area, encompassing both laboratory and naturalistic work on compulsive behaviour in a variety of species, including farm, laboratory, zoo and companion animals, and humans.