Dr Ullrich Bartsch

Lecturer in Sleep and Neurodegeneration
Dipl.Biochem., PhD
+44 (0)1483 686942
15 MA 00


Areas of specialism

Sleep neurophysiology; Neurodegeneration; Psychiatric disorders; Electrophysiology; Signal processing; Data Analysis; Machine learning

University roles and responsibilities

  • Module Lead for 2nd year module: ,Neuroscience from Neurones to Behaviour, BMS2048
  • Module team member: 2nd year module, Integration of Physological Systems, BMS2038
  • Module team member: 4th year module, Clinical Pathology, BMSM028
  • Academic Integrity Officer


    Research interests




    Bartsch, U., Simpkin, A. J., Demanuele, C., Wamsley, E., Marston, H. M., & Jones, M. W. (2019). Distributed slow-wave dynamics during sleep predict memory consolidation and its impairment in schizophrenia. Npj Schizophrenia, 5(1), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41537-019-0086-8

    Demanuele, C., Bartsch, U., Baran, B., Khan, S., Vangel, M. G., Cox, R., Hämäläinen, M., Jones, M. W., Stickgold, R., & Manoach, D. S. (2017). Coordination of Slow Waves With Sleep Spindles Predicts Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation in Schizophrenia. Sleep, 40(1), zsw013. https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsw013

    Gardner, R. J., Kersanté, F., Jones, M. W., & Bartsch, U. (2014). Neural oscillations during non-rapid eye movement sleep as biomarkers of circuit dysfunction in schizophrenia. European Journal of Neuroscience, 39(7), 1091–1106. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.12533

    Phillips, K. G.*, Bartsch, U.*, McCarthy, A. P., Edgar, D. M., Tricklebank, M. D., Wafford, K. A., & Jones, M. W. (2012). Decoupling of sleep-dependent cortical and hippocampal interactions in a neurodevelopmental model of schizophrenia. Neuron, 76(3), 526–533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2012.09.016 (* Equally contributed)

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