Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

CCBS Principal Investigators

The people who lead CCBS research.

Scroll down for separate tables of Honorary PIs and Associate PIs

Name Job title Research theme
Bastin, Mark Reader in Brain Imaging Neuroimaging
Brennan, Paul Senior Clinical Lecturer; Honorary Consultant Translational Neurosurgery
Chandran, Siddharthan Chair of Neurology; Director, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences Neurodegenerative
Connick, Peter Senior Clinical Research Fellow Neurodegenerative
Dennis, Martin Chair of Stroke Medicine Brain vascular disease
de Sousa, Paul Reader Neurodegenerative
Fletcher-Watson, Sue Senior Lecturer; Director Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre for Learning Difficulties Neurodevelopmental, Psychiatric disorders
Grant, Seth Chair of Molecular Neuroscience Synaptic biology
Green, Alison Reader Prion disease
Hunt, David Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow; Honorary Consultant Neurologist Neurodegenerative
Job, Dominic Data Manager Neuroimaging
Knight, Richard Chair of Clinical Neurology Prion disease
Komiyama, Noboru Senior Lecturer Synaptic biology
Lawrie, Stephen Chair of Psychiatry and Neuro-Imaging; Head, Division of Psychiatry Psychiatric disorders
Macleod, Malcolm Chair of Neurology and Translational Neuroscience Brain vascular disease
Mahad, Don Senior Clinical Lecturer Neurodegenerative
Mair, Grant Senior Clinical Fellow; Honorary Consultant Neuroradiologist Neuroimaging
Manson, Jean Professorial Fellow Psychiatric disorders
Marshall, Ian Chair of Magnetic Resonance Physics Neuroimaging
McIntosh, Andrew Chair of Biological Psychiatry Psychiatric disorders
McKechanie, Andrew Clinical Research Fellow Psychiatric disorders
Molesworth, Anna Senior Epidemiologist Prion disease
Muniz-Terrera, Graciela Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics and Epidemiology Neurodegenerative; Psychiatric disorders
Owens, David Chair of Clinical Psychiatry Psychiatric disorders
Pal, Suvankar Senior Clinical Lecturer & Honorary Consultant Neurologist Neurodegenerative; Prion disease
Pernet, Cyril Academic Fellow Neuroimaging
Priller, Josef Chair of Brain Inflammation and Repair Neurodegenerative; Psychiatric disorders
Rhodes, Sinead Senior Research Fellow, Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre Neurodevelopmental; Psychiatric disorders
Ritchie, Craig Chair of the Psychiatry of Ageing Neurodegenerative; Psychiatric disorders
Salman, Rustam Al-Shahi Chair of Clinical Neurology Brain vascular disease
Sandercock, Peter Chair of Medical Neurology Brain vascular disease
Sena, Emily

Stroke Association Kirby Laing Foundation Senior Lecturer

Brain vascular disease
Smith, Colin Chair of Neuropathology Neuropathology
Stanfield, Andrew Senior Clinical Research Fellow Neurodevelopmental; Psychiatric disorders

Stewart, Robert

Clinical Senior Research Fellow & Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist Psychiatric disorders
Sylantyev, Sergiy Chancellor's Fellow Synaptic biology
Thompson, Gerry Senior Lecturer in Radiology Neuroimaging
Thomson, Lindsay Chair of Forensic Psychiatry Psychiatric disorders
Thrippleton, Michael Medical Physicist Neuroimaging
Valdes-Hernandez, Maria Lecturer Neuroimaging
Waldman, Adam Chair of Neuroradiology Neuroimaging
Wang, Szu-Han Research Fellow Synaptic biology
Wardlaw, Joanna Chair of Applied Neuroimaging; Director, Neuroimaging Sciences Brain vascular disease; Neuroimaging
Whalley, Heather Research Fellow Psychiatric disorders
Whiteley, William Senior Clinical Fellow Brain vascular disease
Wood, Rachael

Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre

Neurodevelopmental; Psychiatric disorders

Honorary Principal Investigators

These PIs hold honorary contracts within CCBS.

Cvoro, Vera Consultant in Stroke, Geriatric & General Medicine & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Neuroimaging
Davenport, Richard Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Neurodegenerative
Derry, Chris Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer  
Duncan, Gordon

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Consultant Physician, NHS Research Scotland Career Research Fellow

Neurodegenerative
Duncan, Susan Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer  
Farrall, Andrew Honorary Chair of Neuroimaging & Education & Consultant Neuroradiologist Neuroimaging
Foley, Peter Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Neurodegenerative
Gibson, Rod Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Neuroimaging
Grant, Robin Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer Neuro-oncology
Johnstone, Mandy Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer Psychiatric disorders
MacIntyre, Donald NRS Clinician & Honorary Reader Psychiatric disorders
Raymont, Vanessa Senior Clinical Researcher, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Neurodegenerative
Riha, Renata Consultant in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine & Honorary Reader Sleep medicine
Russ, Tom Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer Neurodegenerative; Psychiatric disorders
Stone, Jon Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Professor Functional disorders
Summers, David   Neuroimaging

Associate Principal Investigators

These PIs have joint affiliation, or a primary affiliation elsewhere in the University of Edinburgh.

Name Job title
Abrahams, Sharon Chair of Neuropsychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Andrews, Peter Consultant and Honorary Professor, Neuroanaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Bak, Thomas Reader, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Boardman, James Professor of Neonatal Medicine, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health; Director of the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory
Chin, Richard Clinical Reader in Paediatric Neurosciences, Child Life & Health; Director of Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre
Deary, Ian Professor of Differential Psychology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences; Direct
Della Sala, Sergio Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Dhillon, Baljean NES Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology, Division of Health Sciences
Doubal, Fergus Stroke Association Senior Clinical Lecturer & Honorary Consultant, Division of Health Sciences
ffrench-Constant, Charles Professor of Multiple Sclerosis Research; Director, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine
Holmes, Megan Professor of Molecular Neuroendocrinology, Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Keir, Sarah Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Division of Health Sciences
Logie, Robert Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
MacGillivray, Tom Senior Research Fellow, Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility
MacLullich, Alasdair Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Division of Health Sciences
Mead, Gillian Chair of Stroke and Elderly Care Medicine, Division of Health Sciences
Morris, Richard Professor of Neuroscience, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences
Porteous, David Chair of Human Molecular Genetics & Medicine, Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine
Rhodes, Jonathan Hon Reader and Consultant, Division of Health Sciences
Roberts, Neil Chair of Medical Physics and Imaging Science, Clinical Research Imaging Centre
Seckl, Jonathan Moncrieff-Arnott Professor of Molecular Medicine & BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Shenkin, Susan Senior Clinical Lecturer, Division of Health Sciences
Sudlow, Cathie Personal Chair of Neurology and Clinical Epidemiology, Head of Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute
Williams, Anna Professor of Regenerative Neurology & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine
Yau, Joyce Senior Lecturer, University and BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science