Institutions and trusts

COVID-CNS reaches across the four nations of the UK. We are collaborating with over 14 institutions and recruiting patients in local Trusts within these cities.

Here is a list of Institutions and Trusts that are part of the COVID-CNS consortium. We are currently recruiting patients in the following Trusts and are looking to open at further sites across the UK.

CityAcademic institutionRecruiting trustPrincipal investigator (PI)Scientific leadClinical recruitment leadNeuroimaging leadAssociate PI
Cambridge  University of Cambridge  Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Professor Stephen Sawcer Professor Ed Bullmore and 
Professor David Menon
Professor Stephen Sawcer Dr Guy Williams Dr Ed Needham
Cardiff Cardiff University Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Professor Neil Harrison Professor Neil Harrison Dr Jonathan Underwood Dr John Evans Dr Claire MacIver
Liverpool   University of Liverpool   Liverpool University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Dr Sylviane Defres Dr Benedict Michael Professor Tom Solomon Professor Simon Keller Dr Merna Samuel and Dr Adam Seed
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust Dr Benedict Michael Dr Benedict Michael Professor Tom Solomon Professor Simon Keller Dr Shahd Hamid
London    King’s College London   Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Professor Nicholas Hart * Professor Nicholas Hart Dr Marlies Ostermann and 
Dr Sui Wong
N/A  
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Dr Daniel Van Wamelen ** Professor Gerome Breen Dr Tim Nicholson Dr Fernando Zeleya Dr Silvia Rota
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Dr Tim Nicholson Professor Gerome Breen Dr Tim Nicholson Dr Fernando Zeleya  
University College London  University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Professor Nicholas Wood Professor Nicholas Wood Dr Michael Zandi Dr Laura Benjamin and 
Professor Rolf Jager
Dr Alex Berry and Dr Obioma Orazulume
Manchester  University of Manchester  Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Dr James Lilleker Dr James Lilleker Dr James Lilleker Dr Rekha Siripurapu Dr Katy Dodd
Newcastle  Newcastle University  Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust  Dr Rhys Thomas Dr Rhys Thomas Professor John Paul Taylor N/A Dr Mark Baker
Nottingham University of Nottingham Nottingham Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Dr Neil Nixon Dr Neil Nixon Dr Neil Nixon Professor Dorothee Auer Dr Sandar Kyaw
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Professor Dorothee Auer Professor Dorothee Auer Professor Dorothee Auer Professor Dorothee Auer Dr Afagh Garjani and 
Dr Christopher Allen 
Oxford  University of Oxford  Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Professor Masud Husain Professor Paul Harrison Professor Masud Husain Professor Peter Jezzard and Professor Stephen Smith Dr Tom Vale
Sheffield University of Sheffield Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Ronan O'Malley

(previously 
Dr Thomas Jenkins)

Professor Dame Pamela Shaw

Dr Ronan O'Malley

(previously 
Dr Thomas Jenkins)

Dr Paul Armitage and 
Professor Nigel Hoggard
Dr Maaz Nayyer
Southampton  University of Southampton  University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Professor Ian Galea *** Professor Ian Galea Professor Ian Galea N/A Dr Alex Grundmann 

The following areas of the UK will see trusts opening shortly for recruitment: Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and further sites in London.

A map showing institutions and trusts that are part of the COVID-CNS consortium.

* Overarching PI: Professor John McGrath
** Overarching PI: Dr Atul Gupta
*** Overarching PI: Prof Saul Faust

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