UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Senior Academic, Research and Teaching Fellow promotions announced for 2019-20

7 July 2020

Huge congratulations to the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology staff who have been awarded a promotion in this year's promotions round.

Every year, UCL recognises and rewards the outstanding achievements of non-professorial academic staff through an annual promotions cycle. Promotions are awarded to staff showing exceptional talent and commitment to UCL's mission.

We now have 10 new Professors, one new Associate Professor,  five new  Principal Research Fellows, and one new Principal Teaching Fellow. The success of our staff represents the huge amount of talent they share and their commitment to furthering the field of brain sciences. 

The following promotions are effective from 1st October 2020 


  • Dr Sonia Gandhi (Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, Professor of Neurology)
  • Dr Steven Kennerley (Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience)
  • Dr Pietro Fratta (Department of Neuromuscular Diseases, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience)
  • Dr Martina Callaghan (Imaging Neuroscience, Professor of MRI Physics)
  • Dr Vincenzo Libri (Professor of Translational Neurology)
  • Dr Tammaryn Lashley (Neurodegenerative Diseases, Professor of Neuroscience)
  • Dr Edward Wild (Neurodegenerative Diseases, Professor of Neurology)
  • Dr Selina Wray (Neurodegenerative Diseases, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience)
  • Dr Jennifer Pocock (Neuroinflammation, Professor of Cellular Neuroscience)
  • Dr Ahmed Toosy (Neuroinflammation, Professor of Neurology)

 Associate Professor

  • Dr Diego Kaski                               

Principal Research Fellows

  • Dr Annapoorna Kuppuswamy (Clinical and Movement Neurosciences)
  • Dr Tobias Hauser (Imaging Neuroscience)
  • Dr Peter Kok (Imaging Neuroscience)
  • Dr Kin Ying Mok (Neurodegenerative Diseases)
  • Dr Rimona Weil (Neurodegenerative Diseases)

Principal Teaching Fellow

  • Dr Sumanjit Gill


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