I am a member of the Medical Toxicology Centre ( www.ncl.ac.uk/mtc/ ) at the Wolfson Building where I am also Deputy Director (Science) of the NIHR HPRU in Chemical and Radiation Threats and Hazards.
At the Campus for Ageing and Vitality I am Scientific Director and Person Designate of the Newcastle Brain Tissue Resource and also a member of the Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Group. Additionally, I am a member of the Complex Genetics and Pharmacogenetics Research Group.
Person Designate, Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Chair, Institute of Neuroscience GM Safety Committee
Biological Safety Advisor, Campus for Ageing and Vitality Research Laboratories
Advisory Committee on Pesticides, Member (2012-2015)
Member of the Advisory Committee on Pesticides Medical and Toxicology Panel (2012-2015)
Medical Research Council Staff Scientist, MRC Neurochemical Pathology Unit, 1987-1999
Medical Reearch Council External Staff Scientist, MRC/University of Newcastle Centre Development in Clinical Brain Ageing, 2000-2005
Visiting Researcher, National Institutes of Genome Research/National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland USA, 2004
Health Protection Agency, Scientist, Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, 2005-2006
British Toxicology Society
"Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Visual Hallucinations in Dementia with Lewy Bodies" funding from the Alzheimer's Society June 2013-December 2015.
Biomedical Sciences BMS306 Diseases of the Nervous System
MRes in Medical and Molecular Biosciences, Genetic Basis of Common (Complex) Disease MMB8014