The Liverpool BRAIN (Brain Research Advanced Imaging Network)

Funded Projects

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

  • 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: