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Drug Safety and Dementia

Meet the Team

  • Kathryn Richardson

    Research Fellow in Statistics
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591070
    Location: EC 1.09
    Profile: Dr Richardson is Chief Investigator for ABCD, lead analyst for ZED, and is based in Health Sciences. Her research focuses on pharmacoepidemiology in the older population and related methodology.
  • Chris Fox

    Clinical Professor
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 593583
    Profile: ZED chief investigator. Professor Fox is ZED Chief Investigator and Clinical Professor/Honorary Consultant Psychogeriatrician based at the Norwich Medical School. His main areas of research involve evidence based mental health, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in dementia.
  • George Savva

    Visiting Researcher
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 255145
    Location: Quadram Institute
    Profile: Dr Savva is a Senior Statistician based at the Quadram Institute and is a visiting researcher at UEA. His main areas of research involve the analysis of cohort studies, particularly in the fields of dementia, mental health and healthy ageing.
  • Carlota Grossi

    Senior Research Associate
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591125
    Location: ECB 1.09
    Profile: ABCD study Senior Research Associate. Dr Grossi Sampedro is responsible for the analysis of the cohort studies within the project.
  • Antony Arthur

    Professor of Nursing Science
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591094
    Location: ECB 1.12
    Profile: Professor Arthur is a Professor in Nursing Science based in Health Sciences. His research focuses on the health needs of those in late life and at the end of life and in the design and conduct of interventions to improve their care.
  • Yoon Loke

    Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591234
    Location: MED 2.06A
    Profile: Professor Loke is a Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology based at the Norwich Medical School. His research focuses on evidence based medicine and systematic review methodology for adverse effects of medications.
  • Nicholas Steel

    Clinical Professor in Public Health
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591161
    Location: MED 2.24
    Profile: Professor Steel is a Clinical Professor in Public Health based at the Norwich Medical School. His research focuses on primary care and improving the quality of healthcare particularly for older people in the community.
  • Katharina Mattishent

    Clinical Research Fellow

    Location: BCRE
    Profile: Dr Mattishent is a Research Student based at the Norwich Medical School. Her research focuses on the consequences of diabetes in patients with dementia.
  • Penelope Boyd

    Senior Research Associate
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 59 7667
    Location: EFB 2.01
    Profile: Dr Boyd is a research assistant for ZED, based at the Norwich Medical School. Her research interests are using electronic patient records to map patient healthcare journeys in the older population.
  • Clare Aldus

    Research Fellow
    Tel: +44(0)1603 597057
    Location: ECB 1.27
    Profile: Clare Aldus is study manager for ZED. Her research focuses on diagnosis, treatment and care of people with dementia.

UK Collaborators

  • Carol Brayne

    Professor of Public Health Medicine

    Location: University of Cambridge
    Profile: Professor Brayne is a Professor in Public Health Medicine and Principal Investigator for the MRC CFAS study. Her research focuses on dementia epidemiology and public health.
  • Paul Ince

    Professor of Neuropathology

    Location: The University of Sheffield
    Profile: Professor Ince is a Professor of Neuropathology at The University of Sheffield. He manages the Sheffield Brain Tissue Bank and leads neuropathological research in the MRC-CFAS study.
  • Ian Maidment

    Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

    Location: Aston University
    Profile: Dr Maidment is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy at Aston University. His research focuses on medication use in dementia.
  • Fiona Matthews

    Professor of Epidemiology

    Location: MRC Biostatistics Unit
    Profile: Professor Matthews is Professor of Epidemiology at Newcastle University and Programme Leader at the MRC Biostatistics Unit where she is Principal Statistician for the MRC CFAS study. Her research focuses on methodological issues in cohort studies.
  • Phyo Myint

    Chair in Old Age Medicine

    Location: University of Aberdeen
    Profile: Professor Myint is a Chair in Old Age Medicine. His research focuses on the clinical epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and healthy ageing.
  • Louise Robinson

    Director, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and Professor of Primary Care and Ageing

    Location: Newcastle University
    Profile: Professor Robinson is director of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and Professor of Primary Care and Ageing. Her research focuses on Primary Care and Ageing and the well being of older people, especially those with dementia.
  • Eduwin Pakpahan

    Research Associate in Medical Statistics

    Location: Newcastle University
    Profile: Dr Pakpahan is the statistical analyst on ZED. His research focuses on the statistical methods (longitudinal data analyses and graphical model) and its application in health and social research.
  • Clive Ballard

    Executive Dean of Medicine

    Location: University of Exeter
    Profile: Professor Clive Ballard is the Executive Dean of the Medical School at the University of Exeter. His research focuses on anti-psychotic and non-pharmacological treatments for people with dementia.
  • Robert Howard

    Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

    Location: University College London
    Profile: Professor Howard is a professor of old age psychiatry at the University College London. His research develops and evaluates better treatments for people with dementia.

International collaborators

  • Kathleen Bennett

    Associate Professor in Pharmacoepidemiology

    Location: Trinity College Dublin
    Profile: Dr Bennett is an Associate Professor in Pharmacoepidemiology at Trinity College Dublin. Her work focuses on cancer pharmacoepidemiology and related methodology.
  • Rose Anne Kenny

    Professor of Geriatric Medicine

    Location: Trinity College Dublin
    Profile: Prof Kenny is the head of the Department of Medical Gerontology at Trinity College Dublin and the Principal Investigator and founder of The Irish LongituDinal study on Ageing (TILDA). Her work focuses on geriatrics and cardiovascular and cognitive health.
  • Frank Moriarty

    Honorary Lecturer

    Location: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    Profile: Dr Moriarty is a postdoctoral researcher at the HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. His research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, appropriate prescribing, and evidence-based medicine.
  • Malaz Boustani

    Richard M Fairbanks Professor of Aging Research

    Location: Indiana University
    Profile: Prof Boustani is a Geriatric Health Services Researcher and Implementation Scientist who works on redesigning health care to support a healthy brain for everyone.
  • Noll Campbell

    Research Assistant Professor

    Location: Purdue University
    Profile: Dr Campbell is an Assistant Professor and Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist at Purdue University. His work focuses on ageing brain pharmacoepidemiology.