UCL Division of Biosciences



Institute of Healthy Ageing Director: Professor Dame Linda Partridge
Deputy Director: Professor David Gems
Executive Officer: Michael Wright

Staff MemberField of ExpertiseUCL Research DepartmentEmailResearch Profile
Dr Nazif Alic
Lecturer in Biology of Ageing
Transcription and lifespan in DrosophilaGenetics, Evolution and Environmentn.alic@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
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Professor Jürg Bähler
Professor of Systems Biology
Global gene expression programs in fission yeastGenetics, Evolution and Environmentj.bahler@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
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Professor Frances A Edwards
Professor of Neurodegeneration
Neuronal ageing and Alzheimer’s diseaseNeuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacologyf.a.edwards@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
Dr Lazaros Foukas
Signalling mechanisms in mammalian ageingGenetics, Evolution and Environmentl.foukas@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
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Professor David Gems
Professor in the Biology of Ageing
Biology of ageing in C. elegansGenetics, Evolution and Environmentdavid.gems@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
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Dr Kerri Kinghorn
UCL Excellence Research Fellow
 Genetics, Evolution and Environmentk.kinghorn@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
Dr John Labbadia
BBSRC David Phillips Fellow
Stress responses and protein homeostasisGenetics, Evolution and Environmentj.labbadia@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
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Dr Teresa Niccoli Dementia/FTD/AD glucose metabolismGenetics, Evolution and Environmentt.niccoli@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
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Professor Linda Partridge
Weldon Professor of Biometry
Biology of ageing in Drosophila melanogasterGenetics, Evolution and EnvironmentExecutive Officer: Michael WrightResearch profile
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Associates of the IHA

Staff MemberField of ExpertiseUCL Research DepartmentEmailResearch Profile
Professor Arne Akbar
Professor of Immunology
Ageing and immunity in humansImmunology and Molecular Pathologya.akbar@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
Dr Ivana Bjedov
Senior Research Fellow
Molecular biology of cancerCancer Institutei.bjedov@ucl.ac.ukGroup page
Professor Tim Cowen
Emeritus Professor of Neurobiology of Ageing
Ageing of mammalian neuronesAnatomy and Developmental Biologyt.cowen@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
Professor Glen Jeffery
Professor of Neuroscience
Retinal structure, development and visual areas of the brain. Comparative evolution of the brain.Institute of Ophthalmologyg.jeffery@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
Dr Karoline Kuchenbaecker
Associate Professor
Cancer Genetics and Statistical AnalysisDivision of Psychiatryk.kuchenbaecker@ucl.ac.ukResearch profile
Professor Dominic Withers
Clinical Chair in Diabetes & Endocrinology
Genetics of murine energy homeostasis and ageingImperial College Londond.withers@imperial.ac.ukResearch page
Professor Nicholas Wood
Professor of Clinical Neurogenetics
Genetics of Parkinson's and neurodegenerative diseaseInstitute of Neurologyn.wood@ion.ucl.ac.ukResearch profile