Diagnoses & disease targets
Information for scientists about our major brain condition targets.
Cerebrovascular Research Group
The Cerebrovascular Research group (CVRG) reflects the diversity of the clinical manifestations of vascular disease in the brain, which are reflected by the depth and breadth of the interests, skills, and outputs of the researchers in the CVRG.
We are conducting several studies into the neurological associations of Covid-19.
Clinical study of disorders of nervous system function that are not caused by brain disease.
Clinical and laboratory research to study mechanisms of neurodegeneration and repair in multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, Parkinson's, dementias and degenerative eye conditions.
Neurodevelopmental conditions & neurodiversity
We study conditions of preterm, infancy and childhood that are caused by neurodevelopmental abnormalities.
Neuro-oncology research aims to understand the causes of brain cancer and work towards new treatments.
Incidence and diagnosis, cellular mechanisms and pathogenesis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other prion diseases.
The Division of Psychiatry uses data science, genomics, brain imaging, psychological approaches and clinical research to investigate all aspects of neurodiversity and psychiatry in children and adults.
The Sleep Research Unit, aligned with the Department of Sleep Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, sees and manages all sleep disorders including narcolepsy, parasomnias and circadian rhythm disorders.