The Liverpool BRAIN lab (Brain Research using Advanced Imaging in Neurology)

Examples of recent funded research projects we lead or contribute to are:

  • Title: In-vivo dissection of white matter pathways in Parkinson’s disease: tracking progressive degeneration and biomarkers of treatment success
    Awarding body: The Anatomical Society (2021-2024)
  • Title: Predicting motor impairment and neurosurgical treatment success in Parkinson’s disease using advanced neuroimaging techniques
    Awarding body: iCASE MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership with Boston Scientific (2021-2024)
  • Title: COVID-CNS: The COVID-19 Clinical Neuroscience Study
    Awarding body: UKRI (2020-2022)
  • Title: Imaging brain networks in patients with Neurocysticercosis: identifying markers of seizure presentation
    Awarding body: University of Liverpool International Postgraduate Research Programme award (2021-2025)
  • Title: Assessment of the mechanical properties of epileptogenic lesions using magnetic resonance elastography: a new diagnostic approach for people with epilepsy?
    Awarding body: Epilepsy Research UK (2021-2022)
  • Title: Brain connectivity and networks as the basis of human hemispheric language dominance
    Awarding body: BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (2020-2024)
  • Title: Brain connectivity at epilepsy diagnosis: markers of cognitive dysfunction and pharmacoresistance
    Awarding body: Medical Research Council (MRC) (2019-2024)
  • Title: EpiBioNet: Identifying imaging network biomarkers of antiepileptic drug treatment outcome
    Awarding body: Epilepsy Research UK (2018-2020)
  • Title: Predicting epilepsy following a first unprovoked seizure: blood serum, EEG and MRI biomarkers
    Awarding body: Association of British Neurologists and Guarantors of Brain (2019-2023)
  • Title: IVIG-ENCEPH - A Randomised Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Autoimmune Encephalitis
    Awarding body: National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) (2020-2026)
  • Title: Stratifying patient response to epilepsy treatment using computational models of brain networks
    Awarding body: MRC PhD Studentship, DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership (2018-2022)
  • Title: Stratifying outcome in newly diagnosed epilepsy using quantitative analysis of EEG and MRI: SANAD STRAT
    Awarding body: Matched-funded PhD studentship, ITM University of Liverpool and the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust (2018-2021)
  • Title: Imaging neuroinflammation in epilepsy
    Awarding body: MRC PhD Studentship, DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership (2016-2020)
  • Title: Imaging prognostic markers for surgical seizure control in medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy
    Awarding body: MRC (2013-2017)
  • Title: MECHEA: Mechanism and Efficacy of Corticosteroids in Herpes simplex virus Encephalitis in Adults
    Awarding body: NIHR EME (2014-2020)

We are extremely grateful to our funders:


   BBSRC NLD DTPAnatomical Society

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