Professor Raj Kalaria
Professor of Cerebrovascular Pathology (Neuropathology)

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  • Address: Institute for Ageing and Health
    Newcastle University
    Wolfson Research Centre
    Campus for Ageing and Vitality
    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL

Roles and Responsibilities

Professor of Cerebrovascular Pathology (Neuropathology)
Lead PI, MRC Vascular Factors in Dementia programme; Director, Cerebrovascular Laboraoty, Institute for Ageing and Health


PhD, FRCPath

Previous Positions

Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosciences and Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA


Royal College of Pathologists (Fellow), British Neuroscience Association (Hon Sec), International Brain Research Organisation (Executive Committee), Society for Neuroscience (ordinary member), International Society for Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders (Chair, Scientific and Nominating Committees)

Honours and Awards

Gold medal from President Diouf of Senegal, appointed Officier L’Ordre National du Lion for services to promote research and teaching of neurosciences in Africa

Research Interests

Neuropathology of Dementia and Cerebroavascular disease, Vascular Demetia, Alzheimer's disease, Stroke

Current Work

Neuropathology of Cerebrovascular Disease; CADASIL

Esteem Indicators

Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Alzheimer's Research Trust (UK)
Member, Scientific Advisory Board- Medical Research Council, London


MRC (UK), NIH (NINDS), Alzheimer's Research Trust (UK), EU-1999, Alzheimer's Assocation (USA)and CADASIL Trust (UK).

Postgraduate Teaching

MRES Medical and Molecular Biosciences. Neuroscience module