Michael Häusser

Professor of Neuroscience, University College London


Michael Häusser is Professor of Neuroscience at University College London and a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow. He trained at University of Oxford, the Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. Michael established his own laboratory at UCL in 1997. His work aims to understand the cellular basis of neural computation in the mammalian brain, with a special focus on the role of dendrites; he co-edited the first book on the subject (Dendrites, 2nd edition, Oxford UP 2007).