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Colin McCaig

Colin McCaig


Colin McCaig


Regius Professor of Physiology at the University of Aberdeen

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Personal Statement

He has a long-standing interest in cell movements during tissue development and repair. He and his colleagues have studied extensively the influence of small, naturally occurring electrical signals in stimulating and directing movements of many cell and tissue types including neuroblasts, glial cells, neuronal growth cones, epithelial cells, endothelial cells, lens cells and tumour cells. These studies are relevant both to the basic mechanisms underpinning tissue morphogenesis and to therapeutic efforts to enhance wound healing and regeneration.

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