RICHARD DOLL SEMINAR: The Dementias Platform UK: Integrating epidemiology and experimental medicine
John Gallacher, MRC Dementias Platform UK
Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 1pm to 2pm
Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Bldg., Old Road Campus
JOHN GALLACHER PhD AFBPsS CPsychol FFPH
Director, MRC Dementias Platform UK
Profesor of Cognitive Health, University of Oxford
Professor John Gallacher is the principal investigator and Director of the MRC-funded Dementias Platform UK (DPUK), Professor of Cognitive Health at the University of Oxford and Honorary Professor at Cardiff University. He is also the principal investigator for the Caerphilly Prospective Study and has developed the study’s focus on ageing and dementia.
As member of the UK Biobank Steering Group, he leads on cognitive and psychological assessment. He is a visiting Professor to Imperial College London and Honorary Professor at the University of Hong Kong. Professor Gallacher is also Chair of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) Scientific Advisory Board.