Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Clinical Lecturer







Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus





Neil is a NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Dementia within the Department of Brain Sciences and the UK Dementia Research Institute Centre for Care Research and Technology at Imperial College London. He is specialty registrar in neurology and practises clinically at Imperial College London NHS Trust and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

His main scientific interest is in understanding how trauma to the brain relates to long-term neurodegeneration and dementia, using tools such as advanced fluid biomarkers and neuroimaging. His work is published in a range of academic journals such as Science Translational Medicine, Brain and Alzheimer's & Dementia, and has been covered in media outlets including the Economist, Wired, Evening Standard, Private Eye and BBC Radio 4.

Neil read medicine at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge and University College London, undertaking clinial neurology training in the West London rotation, and completed his PhD with Prof David Sharp at Imperial College in 2021.  

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Parker TD, Zimmerman KA, Laverse E, et al., 2023, Active elite rugby participation is associated with altered precentral cortical thickness, Brain Communications, Vol:5, ISSN:2632-1297

Graham NS, Sharp DJ, 2023, Dementia after traumatic brain injury, Bmj: British Medical Journal, Vol:383, ISSN:1759-2151, Pages:2065-2065

Graham N, Zimmerman K, Heslegrave A, et al., 2023, Alzheimer’s disease marker phospho-tau181 is not elevated in the first year after moderate-severe TBI, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, ISSN:0022-3050

Sharp DJ, Graham NSN, 2023, Clinical outcomes evolve years after traumatic brain injury, Nature Reviews Neurology, Vol:19, ISSN:1759-4766, Pages:579-580

Parkinson M, Doherty R, Curtis F, et al., 2023, Using home monitoring technology to study the effects of traumatic brain injury in older multimorbid adults, Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, Vol:10, ISSN:2328-9503, Pages:1688-1694

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