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People Professor Sir Simon Lovestone

Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Deep Medicine


Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Deep Medicine

Sir Simon is Professor of Translational Neuroscience at Oxford University and has research interests in the regulation of tau phosphorylation, in the search for genetic and other biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease and building on these, in drug discovery and experimental medicine. Underpinning all these studies is the use of informatics - clinical informatics, bioinformatics and the challenges of extracting value from very large variable datasets. He is also a practicing Old Age Psychiatrist specialising in dementia detection, diagnosis and management.

The lab group’s work is described here: http://www.psych.ox.ac.uk/research/dementia-research-group and the ARUK Oxford Drug Development Institute led by Lovestone and Professor Chas Bountra is here: http://oxford-ddi.alzheimersresearchuk.org/