Imperial College London

Dr Ashwin Venkataraman

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Clinical Research Fellow



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Dr. Ashwin Venkataraman is an Alzheimer's Research UK Clinical Fellow at the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit at the Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London.

He is currently working with Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes and Professor David Nutt with a focus on Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging, addiction biology, neuropsychopharmacology and neurodegeneration.

His research interest primarily focuses on how alcohol dependence contributes to Alzheimer’s disease. He is also involved in investigating a novel Imidazoline-2 receptor radioligand for Alzheimer's disease. 

He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Prior to this he was an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow, Academic Foundation Programme Doctor, and graduated from University College London Medical School.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Venkataraman A, Kalk N, Sewell G, et al., 2017, Alcohol and Alzheimer's Disease-Does Alcohol Dependence Contribute to Beta-Amyloid Deposition, Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease?, Alcohol and Alcoholism, Vol:52, ISSN:0735-0414, Pages:151-158

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