Dr Simon Keller BSc MSc PhD FHEA FAS

Reader Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology


Personal Statement

I am an imaging neuroscientist in the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM), University of Liverpool. My main research interests are the use of advanced quantitative neuroimaging techniques, mainly magnetic resonance imaging, to understand aberrant brain mechanisms in neurological disorders, help improve imaging diagnostic accuracy and identify reliable imaging prognostic markers of medical and neurosurgical treatment. Epilepsy in particular, and also neurodegenerative and brain infectious disorders are of primary interest.

I am Director of the Liverpool BRAIN. More information can be found here: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/translational-medicine/research/brain-imaging-network/

Prizes or Honours

  • Elected Fellow of the Anatomical Society (Anatomical Society, 2018)
  • Conference award (European Congress for Epileptology, 2016)
  • Honorary Lecturer (Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, 2013)
  • Travel Fellowship (Guarantors of Brain , 2012)
  • Visiting research project award (SYNTHESYS & Royal Museum of Central Africa, 2011)
  • Best Journal Article (Journal of Anatomy, 2009)
  • Travel Fellowship (Guarantors of Brain , 2009)
  • Travel Fellowship (Guarantors of Brain , 2008)
  • Conference abstract award (International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2004)
  • Postgraduate Research Award (Epilepsy Action, 2003)
  • Travel Fellowship (Organisation of Human Brain Mapping, 2001)

Funded Fellowships

  • New Investigator Research Grant (Medical Research Council (MRC), 2013)