Institute of Neuroscience

Institute Director

Professor David Burn
Director, Institute of Neuroscience & Professor of Movement Disorder Neurology

Academics & Honorary Academics

Dr Louise Allan
Clinical Senior Lecturer/ Consultant

Dr Kai Alter
Senior Lecturer

Dr Kirstie Anderson
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Professor Johannes Attems
Professor of Neuropathology, Honorary Consultant Pathologist

Dr Mark Baker
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Professor Stuart Baker
Professor of Movement Neuroscience

Dr Robert Barber
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Anna Basu
NIHR Career Development Fellow and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor of Ethology

Professor David Brooks
Prof of Clinical PET Research

Professor Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers
Professor of Mitochondrial Biology

Michael Clarke
Reader in Ophthalmology

Dr Gavin Clowry
Senior Lecturer

Dr David Cousins
MRC Clinician Scientist

Dr Mark Cunningham
Senior Lecturer

Professor Janet Eyre
Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience

Professor Paul Flecknell
Professor/Director

Professor Gary Ford
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Rob Forsyth
Consultant/Senior Lecturer

Dr Peter Gallagher
Lecturer in Neuropsychology

Dr Sasha Gartside
Senior Lecturer

Dr Grainne Gorman
Biomedical Research Centre Fellow

Professor Tim Griffiths
Professor of Cognitive Neurology

Professor Donald Grubin
Professor of Forensic Psychiatry

Professor Anya Hurlbert
Professor of Visual Neuroscience

Dr Andrew Jackson
Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

Dr Domhnall Jennings
Lecturer

Dr Gabriele Jordan
Senior Lecturer

Dr Sarah Judge
Staff Scientist

Professor Raj Kalaria
Professor of Cerebrovascular Pathology (Neuropathology)

Dr Patrick Keown
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Sukhbinder Kumar
Research Fellow

Dr Fiona LeBeau
Lecturer

Dr Adrian Lloyd
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Hamish McAllister-Williams
Reader in Clinical Psychopharmacology

Dr Bobby McFarland
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Hon Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Professor Ian McKeith
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

Dr Richard McQuade
Senior Lecturer

Professor Alexander Mendelow
Strategic Research Advisor

Patrick Mitchell
Neurosurgeon

Dr Dipayan Mitra
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Christopher Morris
Senior Lecturer

Dr Elizabeta Mukaetova-Ladinska
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Dr Sinead Mullally
Lecturer in Neuropsychology

Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor of Behavioural Science

Professor John O'Brien
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Jeremy Parr
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Hon Consultant

Dr Christopher Petkov
Reader in Comparative Neuropsychology

Dr Tuomo Polvikoski
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Dr Bess Price
Lecturer

Dr Christopher Price
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Claudia Racca
Senior Lecturer

Dr Jennifer Read
Reader in Vision Science

Professor Adrian Rees
Professor of Auditory Neuroscience

Dr Claire Rind
Reader in Invertebrate Neurobiology

Dr Gilbert Roberts
Senior Lecturer

Professor Lynn Rochester
Prof of Human Movement Science

Dr Jacqueline Rodgers
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

Professor Helen Rodgers
Clin Prof of Stroke Care

Dr Johnny Roughan
Staff Scientist

Dr Candy Rowe
Reader in Animal Behaviour & Cognition

Dr Michael Schmid
Senior Lecturer in Systems Neuroscience

Dr Evelyne Sernagor
Reader in Developmental Neuroscience

Dr Aditya Sharma
Consultant & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr Mohammed Shoaib
Senior Lecturer

Dr John Skelhorn
Lecturer in Animal Cognition

Dr Tom Smulders
Senior Lecturer

Dr Demetris Soteropoulos
New Investigator (MRC)

Dr Li Sun
Lecturer

Dr John-Paul Taylor
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Professor Robert Taylor
Professor of Mitochondrial Pathology

Professor Alexander Thiele
Professor of Visual Neuroscience

Professor Alan Thomas
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

Dr Martin Tovee
Reader in Visual Cognition

Dr Andrew Trevelyan
Senior Lecturer in Network Neuroscience

Professor Douglas Turkington
Honorary Professor of Psychosocial Psychiatry

Professor Doug Turnbull
Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre

Dr Quoc Vuong
Senior Lecturer

Dr Stuart Watson
Academic Clinical Senior Lecturer

Professor Phil White
Professor of Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Dr Roger Whittaker
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Hon Consultant

Professor Geraldine Wright
Professor of Insect Neuroethology

Academic Fellows

Dr Lucy Asher Gordon
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Dr Thomas Cope
Academic Clinical Fellow (Auditory Neuroscience)

Dr Philip Dobson
Clinical Research Fellow

Dr Thomas Foley
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Grainne Gorman
Biomedical Research Centre Fellow

Dr John Grady
Faculty Fellow

Dr Christina Halpin
Faculty Research Fellow

Dr Elizabeth Hill
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Gema Martin-Ordas
Faculty Fellow

Dr Morag Maskey
Research Associate

Dr Tomasz Pierscionek
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Amy Reeve
Parkinson's UK Fellow

Dr Claire Richardson
NC3Rs David Sainsbury Fellow

Dr William Sedley
MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow

Dr Chris Smart
Academic Clinical Fellow

Anna Smith
Research Technician

Dr Demetris Soteropoulos
New Investigator (MRC)

Dr Anais Thouin
Brain Clinical Research Training Fellow

Dr Claire Witham
Research Fellow

Dr Alison Yarnall
Research Fellow

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Affiliated Academics

Professor Peter Blain CBE
Professor of Environmental Medicine

Professor Andrew Blamire
Professor of Magnetic Resonance Physics

Dr Kirsten Brandt
Senior Lecturer

Professor Vicki Bruce
Professor of Psychology

Dr Lyndsey Butterworth
Research Associate

Professor Patrick Chinnery
Institute Director

Dr Margaret Dayan
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Dr Patrick Degenaar
Reader in Neuroprosthesis

Dr Daniel Frankel
Senior Lecturer

Dr Paul Goldsmith
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Professor Utpal Goswami
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Yvonne Hart
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Roxanne Hillier
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Professor David Howard
Research Development Professor

Dr Evelyn Jaros
Honorary Senior Research Associate; Clinical Scientist in Neuropathology

Dr Marcus Kaiser
Reader in Neuroinformatics

Dr Thomas Kelly
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Professor Ann Le Couteur
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Professor Robert Lightowlers
Director, ICaMB and Professor of Molecular Neuroscience

Professor Susan Lindsay
Prof of Human Dev Genetics

Dr Phillip Lord
Lecturer

Professor Helen McConachie
Strategic Research Advisor

Professor Nick Miller
Prof of Motor Speech Disorders

Dr Rajesh Nair
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Dr Kianoush Nazarpour
Lecturer

Professor John O'Brien
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Debbie Riby
Associate Lecturer

Dr Ian Schofield
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Dr Yoav Tadmor
Senior Lecturer

Dr Peter Thelwall
William Leech Reader in Magnetic Resonance Physics

Professor Simon Thomas
Prof of Clin Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dr Stephen Tyrer
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Dr Emma Vardy
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Professor Paul Watson
Professor of Computing Science

Dr Timothy Williams
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Emeritus

Emeritus Professor Heather Ashton
Emeritus Professor

Emeritus Professor Nicol Ferrier
Emeritus Professor

Emeritus Professor John Harris
Professor of Experimental Neurology

Emeritus Professor Elaine Perry
Professor of Neurochemical Pathology

Emeritus Professor Jan Scott
Professor of Psychological Medicine

Emeritus Professor Clarke Slater
Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience