UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Dr Frederique Liegeois

Dr Frederique Liegeois

Associate Professor

Developmental Neurosciences Dept

UCL GOS Institute of Child Health

Joined UCL
1st Jan 2004

Research summary

I am a cognitive neuroscientist with a special interest in how speech-language development is altered by neurological conditions and environmental variables.

My research focuses on the neural bases of childhood acquired and developmental speech and language disorders. I am also examining cognitive outcomes and their brain correlates in a range of developmental conditions. 

 Conditions studied:Genetic disorders, epilepsy, hemispherectomy, tumours, traumatic brain injury, infarcts, preterm birth, neurodevelopmental disorders 

Research Methods:  Neuropsychological testing, Functional MRI (fMRI), structural MRI (morphometry and tractography)

Teaching summary

Programme co-director: UCL MSc/PGDip Pediatric Neuropsychology.

I co-lead two modules for this Programme and teach on the IECD MSc programme as well.


Universite de Provence
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1998
Universite de Provence
Other higher degree, Diplome d'etudes approfondies | 1995
Universite de Provence
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 1994
Universite Paul Valery (Montpellier III)
First Degree, Licence | 1993