Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Reader in Molecular Neuroscience



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406Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus





  • Award for scientific achievement, Onda cero Mallorca, 2018
  • Award for scientist of the year, Mujeres en iguadad (Women in equality), 2017
  • Award for the best poster at the 77th Congress of the German Society for Neurology., German Society of Neurology, 2004

External Positions

  • member of review panel, Review committee, Fundazione cariplo, 2016
  • member of the panel, Review grant panel, Marato TV3, 2014
  • Associate editor, Journal of Alzheimer's disease, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 2012
  • Referee, Alzheimer's association, 2003

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, British Neuroscience Association, 2012
  • Member, American Society for Neuroscience, 1994
  • Member, Brain Research Organization, 1994

Industrial Connections

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Rottapharm, Exploring the therapeutic effects of the I2 imidazoline drug CR4056 in the 5XFAD mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease


  • Alexander von Humboldt, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2000 - 2002

Editorial Boards

  • Journal Of Alzheimer's Disease, Associate editor, 2012