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Anticholinergics, Benzodiazepines, Cognition and Dementia Study

Meet the Team

  • George Savva

    Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics

    Email:g.savva@uea.ac.uk
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 597091
    Location: ECB 1.27
    Profile: ABCD study lead. Dr Savva is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics based in Health Sciences at UEA. His main areas of research involve the analysis of cohort studies, particularly in the fields of dementia, mental health and healthy ageing.
  • Kathryn Richardson

    Research Fellow in Statistics

    Email:kathryn.richardson@uea.ac.uk
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591070
    Location: QB 1.26
    Profile: ABCD study manager and lead analyst. Dr Richardson is responsible for the day-to-day running of the research programme under the guidance of Dr Savva and is based in Health Sciences. Her research focuses on pharmacoepidemiology in the older population and related methodology.
  • Carlota Grossi

    Senior Research Associate

    Email:C.Grossi-sampedro@uea.ac.uk
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591125
    Location: QB 1.26
    Profile: ABCD study Senior Research Associate. Dr Grossi Sampedro is responsible for the analysis of the cohort studies within the project.
  • Chris Fox

    Clinical Professor

    Email:chris.fox@uea.ac.uk
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 593583
    Profile: Professor Fox is a Clinical Reader/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.
  • Antony Arthur

    Professor of Nursing Science

    Email:antony.arthur@uea.ac.uk
    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

    Email:y.loke@uea.ac.uk
    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 Reader

    Email:n.steel@uea.ac.uk
    Tel: +44 (0)1603 591161
    Location: MED 2.24
    Profile: Dr Steel is a Clinical Reader 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.

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: Dr 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.

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.
  • Malaz Boustani

    Richard M Fairbanks Professor of Aging Research

    Location: Indiana University
    Profile: Dr 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.