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  • Dr Abhishekh Ashok MBBS PhD
    I am an academic clinical fellow in Radiology. My research interest is to develop in vivo neuroimaging techniques to understand the molecular process underlying physiological and pathological states of brain. My research uses novel positron emissi...
  • Maxime Bertoux Dr Maxime Bertoux CPsychol
    At the interaction between cognitive neurosciences and clinical neuropsychology, my aim is to develop novel procedure of assessment, diagnosis and follow-up for neurodegenerative diseases such as Frontotemporal Dementia or Alzheimer's disease. In...
  • Jack Brelstaff Dr Jack Brelstaff Ph.D
    Our work focuses on the cellular and molecular consequences of tau pathology in neuronal cultures. Our primary model is derived from the dorsal root ganglia of mice transgenic for P301S mutant human tau. These ganglia are dissociated and grown in ...
  • Dennis Chan Dr Dennis Chan
    My research focuses on detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) before symptom onset, and on determining the biological basis of cognitive reserve (CR). AD work centres on detecting alterations in the functions of the entorhinal cortex (EC) and hippo...
  • Thomas Cope Dr Thomas Cope MA MClinRes MRCP PhD
    I am an Academic Clinical Lecturer in Neurology, and Official Fellow of Murray Edwards College, where I teach neuroscience and direct studies for psychology. My research has two overarching aims: 1) to employ systems neuroscience as a translati...
  • Dr Ian Coyle-Gilchrist MBBS BSc MRCP
    Frontotemporal dementia is one of the commonest forms of dementia before retirement age. It is very closely related to two other conditions, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration. Despite their importance there is a lack o...
  • Damian Crowther Dr Damian Crowther
    The neuroscience group at AstraZeneca has particular interests in neurodegeneration, neuropsychiatry and pain. We are a highly collaborative group and keen to work productively with the Cambridge neuroscience community. More details at: www.azne...
  • Annabel Curle
    Investigating the role of the DNA damage response in Huntington's Disease.
  • Dr Eleni Dimou
    Tau is a soluble protein interacting with tubulin to stabilize microtubules. Under pathological conditions, it becomes hyperphosphorylated and adopts a filamentous conformation with a pivotal role in Alzheimer’s Disease pathogenesis. Although tau ...
  • Maria-Eleni Dounavi
    I am a Research Associate at the department of Psychiatry (Old Age Psychiatry research group). My research is focused on multi-modal MR brain imaging and utilisation of state-of-the-art image processing tools to investigate early changes occurrin...
  • Robert Dudas Dr Robert Dudas
    I have carried out research projects on cognitive impairment in the context of progressive-degenerative dementias and affective symptomatology. My current interest in dementia spans from risk factors to clinical management. I have also investiga...
  • Dr Maria Angeles Fernandez
    My main interest is the study of signalling pathways and molecular mechanisms involved in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Huntington's disease, and its use as a target for the possible therapy of these diseases. Actually, my rese...
  • Oliver Freeman Dr Oliver Freeman
    My research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease. By studying the molecular events leading to neurodegeneration in diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, we aim to develop new targets for treatment.
  • Katie Hall Dr Katie Hall PhD
    I am principally interested in the field of behavioural neurosciences with a particular focus in understanding how neurodegenerative pathologies cause dementia symptoms and behavioural dysfunction, as well as developing potential neuroprotective t...
  • Dr Eric Harshfield
    My current research primarily focuses on utilising epidemiological, clinical, genetic, and imaging data to investigate relationships between vascular risk, stroke, and dementia. Examples of specific projects that I have been involved in include (1...
  • Dr Laura Hughes
    My current research interests are on the role of the prefrontal cortex for voluntary and goal directed actions, and prefrontal interactions with other brain systems. I use both MEG and fMRI, along with behavioural and neuropsychological data, to i...
  • Gunther Klobe
    I am interested in human decision-making across the adult lifespan. In particular, I investigate how much we can learn about individual decision-making processes by analysing a person's performance on simple perceptual reaction tasks. Plenty of va...
  • Dr Yoo Koung (Y.K.) Ko
    I am a molecular neuroscientist interested in elucidating molecular and cellular mechanisms behind disorders of brains and translating this understanding to novel therapies. My current research focuses on finding drugs that are beneficial to the t...
  • Antonina Kouli Dr Antonina Kouli
    I am a Research Associate interested in neuroinflammation and its role in neurodegenerative diseases. I recently completed my PhD in Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge, under the supervision of Prof. Roger Barker and Dr. Carolin...
  • Alexandra Lautarescu Miss Alexandra Lautarescu
    I am interested in the link between Down Syndrome and the high risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease and I am currently conducting an MPhil under the supervision of Prof. Anthony Holland and Dr. Shahid Zaman, as part of the "Defeat dementia in Do...
  • Elijah Mak Elijah Mak
    I am a Gates Cambridge scholar working on my PhD at the Department of Psychiatry. Broadly, my research interest relates to the use of multi-modal neuroimaging techniques to characterise structural and functional deficits in dementia and related co...
  • Maura Malpetti
    I am interested in the study of neuropathology, biomarkers and clinical features of neurodegenerative diseases. My work focuses on the application of neuroimaging techniques, such as PET and MRI, to describe progressive brain changes in dementia a...
  • Dr Federica Marinaro
    Federica Marinaro currently works at the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge. Federica does research in Neuroscience. Her current focus is on studying Alzheimer's disease dynamics in human brain.
  • Sarah Mason Dr Sarah Mason
    My research interests are: 1) Better defining the neuropsychological profile of presymptomatic and early Huntington's disease using fMRI scanning and behavioural testing. With a particular interest in determining the factors which underpin the cog...
  • Dr Elizabeth McKiernan BA, MSc. MBChB, MRCPsych
    I am an Old Age Psychiatry trainee and Alzheimer's Society Clinical Research Fellow working towards a PhD in Psychiatry under Professor John O'Brien. My primary research interest is in using ultrahigh resolution MRI to investigate neurodegenerativ...
  • Eneida Mioshi Dr Eneida Mioshi
    My research focuses on the impact of dementias and other progressive neurodegenerative diseases on everyday functioning (e.g., Activities of daily living), and family carers. To this end, my research involves development of better assessments of ...
  • Dr Nicolas Nicastro
    I am a Swiss board-certified Neurologist with a strong interest in dementia and movement disorders. My research focuses on molecular PET/SPECT and structural MRI imaging in dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson disease, especially as early diag...
  • John T O'Brien Professor John T O'Brien
    My research interests include the role of biomarkers, especially MRI, SPECT and PET imaging, in the differential and early diagnosis of dementia, including identifying those 'at risk' of future cognitive decline and developing markers of onset and...
  • Karalyn Patterson Dr Karalyn Patterson FRS, FMedSci, FBA
    I study language and memory in adults, mainly from the perspective of the patterns of disruption to these cognitive functions that occur as a result of brain damage or disease.
  • Katie Peterson Dr Katie Peterson
    I am a research associate working on the MLSE study. The study aims to develop and fully validate a new clinical test - the Mini Linguistic State Examination (MLSE) - for classifying primary progressive aphasia. I will also use the MLSE to charact...
  • Mr Matthew Rouse
    I am a PhD student at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit exploring social and semantic cognition in frontotemporal dementia.
  • Professor James B. Rowe
    Dementia and Neurodegeneration have devastating consequences. My work aims to protect brain function in those at risk of dementia, and restore brain function in those with symptoms. My program has four pillars: 1. to define cognitive processes tha...
  • Dr George Savulich
    Cognitive enhancement in neuropsychiatric disorders and in healthy people; the impact of technology on older age mental health; the effects of novel psychoactive substances on cognition and emotion; and information-processing biases in psychosis.
  • Dr George Savva
    I am an epidemiologist with a background in statistics. My work is based on the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (www.cfas.ac.uk for a full description of the study), a large lognitudinal study of ageing set in the population of England an...
  • Dr Emad Sidhom
    I work as part of Professor Giovanna Mallucci's team that is interested in neurodegenerative disorders. We work to understand the pathological mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative processes. We aim to search for the failure of synaptic repair ...
  • John Skidmore Dr John Skidmore
    I am a medicinal chemist and drug discovery leader interested in working collaboratively with academics and industry in order to translate basic neurodegeneration research into potential new treatments. The Alzheimer’s Research UK Cambridge Drug ...
  • Professor Peter St George-Hyslop
    My laboratory focuses upon understanding the causes and molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease and Fronto-Temporal Dementia. We and others have shown that these diseases are frequently c...
  • Alessandro Tomassini Dr Alessandro Tomassini
    My research interest lies in understanding the neural basis of decision processes with a focus on the consequences of neurological diseases. Many neuropsychiatric syndromes change behaviour including apathy and impulsivity. As part of James Rowe's...
  • Dr Kamen Tsvetanov
    Dr. Tsvetanov is a Brain Non-Clinical Postdoctoral Fellow in cognitive neuroscience of ageing. The central goal of his research is to obtain a better understanding of the complex relationship between human brain dynamics and cognition in healthy a...
  • Ben Underwood Dr Ben Underwood MA MBBS PhD FRCPsych CertMedEd
    I am a consultant old age psychiatrist in Cambridge. I am interested in novel therapeutic approaches in dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease. I completed my PhD with David Rubinsztein looking at autophagy up-regula...
  • Delshad Vaghari
    We are investigating bio-markers to early detection of dementia based on MEG with Machine Learning approach
  • Miss Patricia Vazquez Rodriguez
    My work focuses on clinicopathological correlations and biomarker evaluation of a tau radioligand in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). PSP is at a positive turning point, following decades of hard won progress in understanding the biology of t...
  • Miss Alicia Wilcox
    I have a special interest in neurodegenerative conditions and dementias. These conditions have a similar presentation and many overlapping features, which often implicates diagnosis and treatment. I am looking at how these conditions impact the ...
  • Caroline Williams-Gray Dr Caroline Williams-Gray MRCP PhD
    My research aims to better define the clinical heterogeneity of Parkinson’s disease and to understand the neurobiological basis of this, with the ultimate goal of developing more targeted therapeutic strategies for different PD subtypes. Using epi...

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