Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Newcastle University, UK

Theme Lead, Newcastle NIHR Biomedical Research Unit in Lewy Body Dementias (2012- 2017) and Biomedical Research Centre in Ageing and Long-Term Conditions (2017 –   )

Hon. Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Newcastle North Tyneside and Northumberland Mental Health NHS Trust (1989 –

DLB International Consortium Lead


Director, UK National Institute of Health Research, Dementias and  Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN) (2004 – 2015)

Clinical Director, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University  (2007 – 2010)

I have 614 articles listed on Google Scholar with 42325 citations and H-Index 101.

Esteem Indicators

Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award 2015  US Alzheimer’s Association

Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB) 2012

Lifetime Achievement Award 2008 UK Royal College of Psychiatrists

NIHR Inaugural Senior Investigator  2008

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (F Med Sci) 2004