Imperial College London

Dr Samuel Turton

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Honorary Research Associate







Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus





Dr. Samuel Turton is postdoctoral researcher.

He completed a Imperial BRC funded MARC PhD fellowship, supervised by Prof Anne Lingford-Hughes and Prof David Nutt, in September 2019.

His research focusses on the use of PET and fMRI imaging to investigate opioid neurotransmission and reward processing addiction.



Turton S, Myers J, Mick I, et al., 2020, Blunted endogenous opioid release following an oral dexamphetamine challenge in abstinent alcohol dependent individuals, Molecular Psychiatry, Vol:25, ISSN:1359-4184, Pages:1749-1758

Limbrick-Oldfield EH, Mick I, Cocks RE, et al., 2020, Neural and neurocognitive markers of vulnerability to gambling disorder: a study of unaffected siblings, Neuropsychopharmacology, Vol:45, ISSN:0893-133X, Pages:292-300

Timmermann Slater CB, Roseman L, Schartner M, et al., 2019, Neural correlates of the DMT experience as assessed with multivariate EEG, Scientific Reports, Vol:9, ISSN:2045-2322, Pages:1-13


Erritzoe D, Ashok AH, Searle GE, et al., 2020, Serotonin release measured in the human brain: a PET study with [C-11]CIMBI-36 and d-amphetamine challenge, 28th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function / 13th International Conference on Quantification of Brain Function with PET, NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, Pages:804-810, ISSN:0893-133X

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