This is an historical archive of the activities of the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit (MRC ANU) that operated at the University of Oxford from 1985 until March 2015. The MRC ANU established a reputation for world-leading research on the brain, for training new generations of scientists, and for engaging the general public in neuroscience. The successes of the MRC ANU are now built upon at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford.

Paul Bolam to become an Editor-in-Chief of EJN

Monica Di Luca, President of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), recently announced the appointment of Professor J. Paul Bolam (University of Oxford) and Professor John Foxe (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York) as new Editors-in-Chief of the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN), the official journal of FENS.  Paul and John will be taking over from Jean-Marc Fritschy (University of Zurich) and Martin Sarter (University of Michigan), who have been at the helm for 6 years.   The new Editors-in-Chief will formally take over on 1st January 2015.

The European Journal of Neuroscience was established in 1989 by the European Neuroscience Association.  The first Editor-in-Chief was Professor Ray Guillery FRS, then Chair of the Department of Anatomy in Oxford, and now a Honorary Emeritus Research Fellow in the MRC Unit.