Neurosciences and Mental Health Board

Board membership from April 2023

  • Professor Paul Matthews (Chair), Imperial College London
  • Professor Jeremy Hall (Deputy Chair), Cardiff University
  • Dr Michael Ashby, University of Bristol
  • Dr Duncan Astle, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
  • Professor Barbara Canlon, Karolinska Institue
  • Professor Jeffrey Dalley, Cambridge University
  • Dr Diego Gomez Nicola, University of Southampton
  • Professor Lora Heisler, Rowett Institute
  • Professor Mark Humphries, The University of Nottingham
  • Professor Ann John, Swansea University
  • Professor James Kilner, University College London
  • Professor Jonathan Mill, University of Exeter
  • Professor Shane O’Mara, University of Dublin
  • Professor Rickie Patani, The Francis Crick Institute and University College London
  • Professor Anthony Pickering, University of Bristol
  • Dr Nadeem Sarwar, Eisai
  • Dr William Schafer, Laboratory of Molecular Biology
  • Professor Daniel Smith, The University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Tara Spires-Jones, The University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Huiling Tan, University of Oxford
  • Professor Rachel Upthegrove, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Cornelia van Duijn, University of Oxford
  • Professor Anna Williams, The University of Edinburgh

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Last updated: 5 July 2023

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