11 Mar 2017

Professor Martyn Goulding: the mysteries of the spinal cord

From Saturday Morning, 9:36 am on 11 March 2017

Professor Martyn Goulding is in New Zealand this month to give a public lecture about the challenges of understanding the brain and nervous system.

He talks with Kim Hill.

Professor Martyn Goulding

Professor Martyn Goulding Photo: Supplied

Professor Martyn Goulding is an acclaimed molecular neuroscientist who leads the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute, a research centre ranked in the top five in the world. A New Zealander and a graduate of the University of Auckland, Professor Goulding's lab has been at the centre of efforts to genetically identify and understand how neurons function and how the central nervous system, including the spinal cord, is functionally organised.

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