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Dr. Tamar MAKIN Associate Professor and Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London


 Makin Tamar graduated from the Brain and Behavioural Sciences programme at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2009. She was then awarded several career development fellowships to establish her research program on brain plasticity in amputees at FMRIB, the neuroimaging centre of the University of Oxford, first as Research Fellow and later as a Principle Investigator. In 2016 she joined the faculty of UCL to continue this work.


Wesselink DB, & Makin TR.: "Obtaining and maintaining cortical hand representation as evidenced from acquired and congenital handlessness". eLife, 2019
Kikkert S., & Makin TR.: "The Neural basis of induced phantom limb pain relief." Annals of Neurology, 2019
van den Heiligenberg FMZ. & Makin TR.: "Artificial limb representation in amputees.", Brain, 2018
Hahamy A. & Makin TR.: "Representations of multiple body parts in the missing hand territory of congenital one-handers." Current Biology, 2017


Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow (pending)
Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow