Neurosciences and Mental Health Board

Board membership from 1 April 2022

  • Professor Paul Matthews (Chair), Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London
  • Professor Jeremy Hall (Deputy Chair), Cardiff University
  • Professor Elizabeth Fisher, University College London
  • Professor Irene Miguel-Aliaga, Imperial College London
  • Professor Oscar Marin, King’s College London
  • Professor Andrew Jackson, Newcastle University
  • Professor Edwin Robertson, University of Glasgow
  • Professor Peter Magill, University of Oxford
  • Professor Diego Gomez Nicola, University of Southampton
  • Professor Daniel Smith, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Anna Williams, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Rickie Patani, The Francis Crick Institute and UCL
  • Professor Tara Spires-Jones, The University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Jonathan Mill, University of Exeter
  • Professor Ann John, Swansea University
  • Dr William Schafer, Laboratory of Molecular Biology
  • Dr Duncan Astle, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge University
  • Professor Cornelia van Duijn, University of Oxford
  • Professor Rachel Upthegrove, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Jeffrey Dalley, Cambridge University
  • Professor Barbara Canlon, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
  • Professor Mark Humphries, University of Nottingham
  • Professor Anthony Pickering, University of Bristol
  • Dr Nadeem Sarwar, Eisai Limited

See the Neurosciences and Mental Health Board conflicts of interest register.

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Last updated: 15 November 2022

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