Institute of Neuroscience

Academic Staff

Institute Director

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

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3357

Academics & Honorary Academics

Dr Louise Allan
Clinical Senior Lecturer/ Consultant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1336

Dr Kai Alter
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8394

Dr Kirstie Anderson
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 2823833 Opt 6

Professor Johannes Attems
Professor of Neuropathology, Honorary Consultant Pathologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1217

Dr Mark Baker
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Professor Stuart Baker
Professor of Movement Neuroscience

Dr Robert Barber
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 8776 (PA)

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1375

Professor Melissa Bateson
Professor of Ethology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5056

Professor David Brooks
Prof of Clinical PET Research

Professor Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers
Professor of Mitochondrial Biology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8028

Michael Clarke
Reader in Ophthalmology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 5448

Dr Gavin Clowry
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5981

Dr David Cousins
MRC Clinician Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2081364

Dr Mark Cunningham
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8935

Professor Janet Eyre
Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1386

Professor Paul Flecknell
Professor/Director

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6715

Professor Gary Ford
Strategic Research Adviser

Dr Rob Forsyth
Consultant/Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 5742

Dr Peter Gallagher
Lecturer in Neuropsychology

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7166

Dr Brook Galna
Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2481282 or +44 (0) 191 2481257

Dr Sasha Gartside
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7633

Dr Grainne Gorman
Biomedical Research Centre Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6365

Professor Tim Griffiths
Professor of Cognitive Neurology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6648

Professor Anya Hurlbert
Professor of Visual Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7638

Dr Andrew Jackson
Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6685

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6250

Dr Gabriele Jordan
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5624

Dr Sarah Judge
Staff Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7016

Professor Raj Kalaria
Professor of Cerebrovascular Pathology (Neuropathology)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 248 1352

Dr Patrick Keown
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Suresh Komati
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: 01912875114

Dr Sukhbinder Kumar
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5729

Dr Adrian Lloyd
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 2081355 or +44 (0)1670 501862

Dr Iain Macmillan
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: 0191 541 0061

Dr Hamish McAllister-Williams
Reader in Clinical Psychopharmacology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1370

Dr Bobby McFarland
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Hon Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2820340

Professor Ian McKeith
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1312

Dr Richard McQuade
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6761

Professor Alexander Mendelow
Strategic Research Advisor

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 5766

Patrick Mitchell
Neurosurgeon

Dr Dipayan Mitra
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Christopher Morris
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5827

Dr Elizabeta Mukaetova-Ladinska
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 233 6161 ext 22439

Dr Sinead Mullally
Lecturer in Neuropsychology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3869

Professor Daniel Nettle
Professor of Behavioural Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8993

Professor John O'Brien
Strategic Research Adviser

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1310

Dr Jeremy Parr
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Hon Consultant

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 5966

Professor Christopher Petkov
Professor in Comparative Neuropsychology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3467

Dr Tuomo Polvikoski
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Dr Bess Price
Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6253

Dr Christopher Price
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3842

Dr Claudia Racca
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8716

Professor Jenny Read
Professor of Vision Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7559

Professor Adrian Rees
Professor of Auditory Neuroscience

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6956

Dr Claire Rind
Reader in Invertebrate Neurobiology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6681

Dr Gilbert Roberts
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 20 88704

Professor Lynn Rochester
Prof of Human Movement Science

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1291

Dr Jacqueline Rodgers
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7562

Professor Helen Rodgers
Clin Prof of Stroke Care

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 20 86779

Dr Johnny Roughan
Staff Scientist

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3612

Professor Candy Rowe
Prof of Animal Behaviour & Cognition

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8671

Professor Avan Aihie Sayer
Director, NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre & Professor of Geriatric Medicine

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Dr Michael Schmid
Senior Lecturer in Systems Neuroscience

Dr Evelyne Sernagor
Reader in Developmental Neuroscience

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8541/8686

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

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Dr Mohammed Shoaib
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7839

Dr John Skelhorn
Lecturer in Animal Cognition

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5142

Dr Tom Smulders
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5790

Dr Demetris Soteropoulos
Lecturer (Motor Systems Neuroscience)

Dr Li Sun
Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7514

Dr John-Paul Taylor
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Consultant

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Professor Robert Taylor
Professor of Mitochondrial Pathology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3685

Professor Alexander Thiele
Professor of Visual Neuroscience

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7564

Professor Alan Thomas
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

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Dr Martin Tovee
Reader in Visual Cognition

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8616

Dr Andrew Trevelyan
Senior Lecturer in Network Neuroscience

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5732

Professor Douglas Turkington
Honorary Professor of Psychosocial Psychiatry

Email:
Telephone: +44(0)191 2468680

Professor Doug Turnbull
Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre

Dr Quoc Vuong
Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6183

Dr Stuart Watson
Academic Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2081388

Professor Phil White
Professor of Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 20 86238

Dr Roger Whittaker
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Hon Consultant

Email:
Telephone: 0191 2083543

Professor Geraldine Wright
Professor of Insect Neuroethology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6667

Academic Fellows

Dr Lucy Asher
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7540

Dr Thomas Cope
Academic Clinical Fellow (Auditory Neuroscience)

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Dr Philip Dobson
Clinical Research Fellow

Dr Paul Donaghy
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Mat Elameer
Academic Foundation Doctor - F1

Dr Anne Fetherston
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Grainne Gorman
Biomedical Research Centre Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6365

Dr John Grady
Faculty Fellow

Email:
Telephone: 01912227051

Dr Laura Greaves
Newcastle University Research Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6291

Dr Daniel Jones
Academic Foundation Doctor - F1

Dr Diana Jurk
Faculty Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1220

Dr Susan Lord
Senior Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1247

Dr Simon Lowes
Training Fellow

Dr Gema Martin-Ordas
Marie Curie Fellow

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Dr Nadia Mcallister
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Sean O'Dowd
Research Fellow

Dr Joanna Perthen
Academic Clinical Fellow

Dr Amy Reeve
Parkinson's UK Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6150

Dr Sarah Richardson
Alzheimer's Society Clinician Tr Fellow

Email:
Telephone: 01912081314

Dr Lucy Robinson
Clinical Psychology Academic Fellow

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Telephone: 0191 208 1392

Dr William Sedley
MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow

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Dr Chris Smart
Academic Clinical Fellow

Daniel Stabler
RSE/BBSRC Enterprise Fellow

Dr Peter Taylor
Faculty Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 7975

Dr Ben Wilson
Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 6948

Dr Alison Yarnall
Research Fellow


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1279

Affiliated Academics

Professor Peter Blain CBE
Professor of Environmental Medicine

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7195

Professor Andrew Blamire
Professor of Magnetic Resonance Physics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1153

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8502

Dr Kirsten Brandt
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5852

Professor Vicki Bruce
Professor of Psychology

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6579

Professor Sir John Burn
Professor of Clinical Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8734

Professor Katherine Bushby
Act. Res.Chair of Neuromuscular Genetics

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8757

Dr Michael Carroll
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7074

Professor Patrick Chinnery
Institute Director


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8835

Daniel Collerton
Associate Clinical Teacher

Dr Margaret Dayan
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Dr Patrick Degenaar
Reader in Neuroprosthesis

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Dr Daniel Frankel
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6782

Dr Paul Goldsmith
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Professor Utpal Goswami
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr Yvonne Hart
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Roxane Hillier
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Professor David Howard
Research Development Professor

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7451

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

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1300

Professor Marcus Kaiser
Professor of Neuroinformatics

Email:
Telephone: +44 191 208 8161

Professor Ann Le Couteur
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 2821398/2821384

Professor Robert Lightowlers
Director, ICaMB and Professor of Molecular Neuroscience

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8028

Professor Susan Lindsay
Prof of Human Dev Genetics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8656

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7827

Professor Helen McConachie
Strategic Research Adviser

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 282 1396 / 219 6420

Professor Nick Miller
Prof of Motor Speech Disorders

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5603

Dr Rajesh Nair
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Dr Kianoush Nazarpour
Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6860

Dr Edward Okello
Director of the Medicinal Plant Research Group

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5175

Dr Debbie Riby
Associate Lecturer

Dr Ian Schofield
Associate Clinical Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 256 3280

David Steel
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 5699065

Dr Yoav Tadmor
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6263

Dr Peter Thelwall
William Leech Reader in Magnetic Resonance Physics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1156

Professor Simon Thomas
Prof of Clin Pharmacology & Therapeutics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8094

Dr Stephen Tyrer
Associate Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: +44(0)191 282 5679<br>Sec: +44 (0)191 282 4412

Dr Timothy Williams
Associate Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 256 3697

Emeritus

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 256 3325

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 4949

Emeritus Professor Don Grubin
Emeritus Professor

Emeritus Professor John Harris
Professor of Experimental Neurology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6977

Emeritus Professor Elaine Perry
Professor of Neurochemical Pathology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1349

Emeritus Professor Jan Scott
Professor of Psychological Medicine

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Emeritus Professor Clarke Slater
Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience

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Professor Malcolm Young
Emeritus Professor