The Centre brings together world leading researchers and clinicians in the Neurodegeneration field, and collaborates with a number of basic and clinical research departments at UCL including the Institute of Neurology, the Centre for Medical Image Computing, the Department for Cell and Developmental Biology, and the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, as well as the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. A number of international scientists are also involved with the Centre.

The eight Principal Investigators who led the bid are renowned in their fields and already collaborate closely across a range of initiatives. 

Principle Investigators

John Collinge

Professor John Collinge

Professor of Neurology


Tel: 020 7837 4888

Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Nick Fox

Professor Nick Fox

Professor of Neurology[at]

Tel: 020 3448 4773

Dementia Research Centre
John Hardy

Professor John Hardy

Professor of Neuroscience


Tel: 020 7679 4297

Department of Molecular Neuroscience
Martin Rossor

Professor Martin Rossor

Professor of Clinical Neurology


Tel: 020 3448 3798

Dementia Research Centre
Tony Schapira

Professor Anthony Schapira, DSc MD FRCP FMedSci

Professor of Neurological Science


Tel: 020 7830 2012

Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Sarah Tabrizi

Professor Sarah Tabrizi BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), FRCP PhD

Professor of Clinical Neurology (Consultant)


Tel: 0203 448 4053

Department of Neurodegenerative Disease
Alan Thompson

Professor Alan Thompson

Garfield Weston Professor of Clinical Neurology & Neurorehabilitation


Tel: 020 7837 3611

Department of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation
Nicholas Wood

Professor Nicholas Wood

Professor of Clinical Neurogenetics


Tel: 020 7837 3611

Department of Molecular Neuroscience