This distinguished group of some of the world’s leading dementia research experts reviews the applications we receive to most of our grant schemes before making recommendations to our Trustees.

  • Chair – Prof Tara Spires-Jones, University of Edinburgh – Professor of Neurodegeneration and UK Dementia Research Institute Programme Lead, School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Prof Delphine Boche, University of Southampton – Associate Professor in Clinical Neuroimmunopathology, Department of Medicine
  • Prof David Brooks, Imperial College London – Hartnett Professor of Neurology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr Jon Brown, University of Exeter – Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School
  • Dr Janet Brownlees, MSD – Director at Discovery Research, MRL UK, MSD
  • Prof Siddharthan Chandran, University of Edinburgh – Director of CCBS and MacDonald Professor of Neurology
  • Dr Alexander Gerhard, University of Manchester – Senior Lecturer in Neurology, Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre, Deputy Centre Lead for Clinical and Cognitive Neurosciences at the Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health
  • Dr Cheryl Hawkes, Lancaster University – Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Emma Kidd, Cardiff University – Dean of Postgraduate Studies, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Dr Patrick Lewis, University of Reading – Associate Professor
  • Dr David Llewellyn, University of Exeter – Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology, Medical School
  • Dr Katie Lunnon, University of Exeter – Senior Lecturer in Epigenetics, Medical School
  • Dr Paresh Malhotra, Imperial College London – Clinical Reader in the Division of Brain Sciences and Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Riccardo Marioni, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine – University of Edinburgh Chancellor’s Fellow based in the Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine and the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
  • Dr Jody Mason, University of Bath – Senior Lecturer, Department of Biology and Biochemistry
  • Prof Simon Mead, University College London – Honorary Professor, Institute of Neurology
  • Dr Wendy Noble, King’s College London – Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Prof Tiago Outeiro, Newcastle University – Professor of Neurodegeneration
  • Prof Patricia Salinas, University College London – Professor of Cellular Neurobioloy, Division of Biosciences
  • Prof John-Paul Taylor, Newcastle University – Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute of Neuroscience, Honorary Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry
  • Prof Stephen Wharton, University of Sheffield – Professor and Honorary consultant in Neuropatholgy, Department of Neuroscience
  • Dr Sandrine Willaime-Morawek, University of Southampton – Associate Professor in Stem cells and Neurobiology, Enterprise fellow
  • Dr Selina Wray, University College London – Research Associate in the NIHR BRU for Dementia Research