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Brain networks and dementia - primary investigators

NameRoleKeywords
Professor Andrew Randall         Professor in Applied Neurophysiology Neurophysiology, electrophysiology, cellular imaging, Alzheimer’s Disease 
Dr Jonathan Brown   Senior Lecturer Neurophysiology, Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, schizophrenia, Synaptic and intrinsic neurophysiology. 
Dr Mick Craig   Research Fellow Neural circuit mapping, inhibitory interneurons, neuronal oscillations, optogenetics, chemogenetics, electrophysiology, behaviour, Alzheimer’s disease and psychiatric illness

Genomics of dementia - primary investigators

NameRoleKeywords
Professor Jonathan Mill  Professor of Epigenetics Genomics, epigenetics, gene function, animal models, brain, transcription, bioinformatics
Dr Katie Lunnon Associate Professor in Epigenetics Genomics, epigenetics, gene function, animal models, brain, transcription, bioinformatics
Dr Byron Creese Senior Research Fellow Genomics, genome-wide data analysis, neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia
Dr Eilis Hannon Research Fellow Genomics, psychiatric disorders, bioinformatics
Dr Rebecca Smith Research Fellow Epigenetics, Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr Ehsan Pishva Research Fellow Epigenetics, stress, depression, Alzheimer’s Disease

Healthy ageing and risk factors - primary investigators

NameRoleKeywords
Professor Linda Clare        Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia Ageing, cognitive health, living well with dementia, wellbeing, age-related disability, rehabilitation, dementia, dementia care
Professor Clive Ballard Professor of Age-Related Diseases Dementia, antipsychotic medications, non-pharmacological interventions, cognitive health, neuropsychiatric symptoms, dementia care, clinical trials
Dr Anne Corbett Senior Lecturer in Dementia Research Dementia, dementia reduction, drug discovery, clinical trials, care home research, clinical trial delivery, online research, translational research, patient and public involvement
Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer  Senior Lecturer (Ageing & Family Care) Wellbeing of older adults and family carers, resilience, suicide and homicide risk family carers in dementia, non-pharmalogical approaches to dementia care, social media
Dr David Llewellyn Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology Risk factors of dementia, vascular and metabolic pathways

For more information, visit the website for our Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health (REACH).

Dementia care and support - primary investigators

NameRoleKeywords
Professor Clive Ballard           Professor of Age-Related Diseases Dementia, antipsychotic medications, non-pharmacological interventions, cognitive health, neuropsychiatric symptoms, dementia care, clinical trials
Professor Linda Clare Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia Ageing, cognitive health, living well with dementia, wellbeing, age-related disability, rehabilitation, dementia, dementia care
Dr Jo Thompson Coon Associate Professor in Evidence Synthesis Evidence synthesis, systematic reviews, care homes, ageing population
Dr Anne Corbett Senior Lecturer in Dementia Research Dementia, dementia reduction, drug discovery, clinical trials, care home research, clinical trial delivery, online research, translational research, patient and public involvement
Dr Ruth Garside Senior Lecturer in Evidence Synthesis Evidence synthesis, systematic reviews, care homes, ageing population
Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer  Senior Lecturer (Ageing & Family Care) Wellbeing of older adults and family carers, resilience, suicide and homicide risk family carers in dementia, non-pharmalogical approaches to dementia care, social media
Professor Rose McCabe Professor of Clinical Communication Professional-patient communication, psychosis, depression, dementia
Dr Sharon Savage Lecturer in Ageing and Dementia Diagnosis, cognitive interventions, Semantic Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Transient Epileptic Amnesia, Motor Neurone Disease, Methodological quality in rehabilitation studies
Joao Correa Delgado Alzheimer’s Society Research Fellow Alzheimer's, dementia

Drug development and clinical trials - primary investigators

NameRoleKeywords
Professor Clive Ballard                    Professor of Age-Related Diseases Dementia, antipsychotic medications, non-pharmacological interventions, cognitive health, neuropsychiatric symptoms, dementia care, clinical trials.
Dr Anne Corbett Senior Lecturer in Dementia Research Dementia, dementia reduction, drug discovery, clinical trials, care home research, clinical trial delivery, online research, translational research, patient and public involvement
Professor Keith Andrew Wesnes Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience Ageing, cognitive function, automated testing, clinical trials
Professor Matt Whiteman Professor (E&R) hydrogen sulfide, mitochondria, nitric oxide, AP39