We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.

Advertisement
The Brain Under Pressure: An Interview With Kavli Prize in Neuroscience Winner Professor Ardem Patapoutian
Video

The Brain Under Pressure: An Interview With Kavli Prize in Neuroscience Winner Professor Ardem Patapoutian

The Brain Under Pressure: An Interview With Kavli Prize in Neuroscience Winner Professor Ardem Patapoutian
Video

The Brain Under Pressure: An Interview With Kavli Prize in Neuroscience Winner Professor Ardem Patapoutian

In this interview, Technology Networks’ Neuroscience Editor Ruairi Mackenzie speaks with Professor Ardem Patapoutian, winner of this year’s Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.

Back in 2010, Professor Patapoutian discovered a family of pressure-sensitive ion channels – the Piezos. A vast flood of research has since identified the essential role of Piezos in touch, pain, blood pressure regulation, lung inflation and proprioception, paving the way to understanding mechanobiology in health and disease.

Meet The Authors
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Senior Science Writer
Advertisement