Gavin J Clowry

Senior Lecturer in Developmental Neuroscience
Institute of Neuroscience
Newcastle University

Fields of interest

  • Development and plasticity of the human cerebral cortex, particularly the motor system
  • Disorders of the motor system, particularly cerebral palsy

Recent publications

Galley S, Clowry GJ:
Plasticity to neonatal sensorimotor cortex injury in the CST-YFP mouse,
Transl. Neurosci.,2010, 1, 16-23

Basu A, Graziadio S, Smith M, Clowry GJ, Cioni G, Eyre JA:
Developmetal plasticity connects visual cortex to motoneurons after stroke.
Ann. Neurol. 2010, 67, 132-136

Fisher T, Clowry GJ:
Elimination of muscle afferent boutons from the cuneate nucleus of the rat medulla during development,
Neuroscience, 2009, 161, 787–793

Bayatti N, Sarma S, Shaw C, Eyre JA, Vouyiouklis DA, Lindsay S, Clowry GJ:
Progressive loss of PAX6, TBR2, NEUROD and TBR1 mRNA gradients correlates with translocation of EMX2 to the cortical plate during human cortical development,
Eur. J. Neurosci. 2008, 28, 1449-1456

Bayatti N, Moss JA, Sun L, Ambrose P, Ward JFH, Lindsay S, Clowry GJ:
A molecular neuroanatomical study of the developing human neocortex from 8 to 17 post conceptional weeks revealing the early differentiation of the subplate and subventricular zone,
Cereb. Cor., 2008, 18: 1536-1548

Chen A, Dimambro N, Clowry GJ:
A comparison of behavioural and histological outcomes of periventricular injection of ibotenic acid in neonatal rats at postnatal days 5 and 7,
Brain Res., 2008, 1201, 187-195

Clowry GJ:
The dependence of spinal cord development on corticospinal input and its significance in understanding and treating spastic cerebral palsy,
Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev., 2007, 31, 1114-1124

Eyre JA, Smith M, Dabydeen, L, Clowry GJ
Petacchi E, Battini, R, Guzzetta, A, Cioni G:

Is hemiplegic cerebral palsy equivalent to “amblyopia” of the corticospinal system and therefore preventable?
Ann. Neurol., 2007, 62, 493-503