Who we are
Information about the make-up of CCBS and its place in the University structure.
- CCBS has 53 Principal Investigators (PIs).
- 38 of the 53 PIs are also active NHS clinicians.
- The Director of CCBS is Professor Siddharthan Chandran, MacDonald Professor of Neurology
- The PIs supervise approximately 80 clinical or non-clinical PhD students, plus MSc students and those on other postgraduate courses.
- CCBS hosts and participates in three flagship clinical academic training programmes: Edinburgh Clinical Academic Training (ECAT); PsySTAR; and the Rowling Scholarships.
- A further 30 researchers are Associate Members, whose primary affiliation is elsewhere but who are closely linked with CCBS research projects.
- CCBS is part of the Deanery of Clinical Sciences, Edinburgh Medical School, in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.
- CCBS is part of Edinburgh Neuroscience: the vibrant, integrated, and interdisciplinary research structure that facilitates interaction between researchers across groups, Centres, Schools and Colleges.
- For administrative purposes, CCBS is divided into: Clinical Neurosciences (Director: Professor Siddharthan Chandran); Neuroimaging Sciences (Director: Professor Joanna Wardlaw); and Psychiatry (Director: Professor Stephen Lawrie).
Specialist centres of excellence
CCBS researchers play a leading role in specialist centres of excellence, many of which are funded by philanthropic donations:
SMC Research Centre for Learning Difficulties