Marios Politis
Director, NIG

Marios is a Lily Safra Professor of Neurology & Neuroimaging, Consultant Neurologist, and the Director of Neurodegeneration Imaging Group at King’s College London.

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Heather Wilson

Heather Wilson

Research Associate

Heather is a Research Associate at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She has a BSc in Biochemistry and an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience and has worked for a year in GlaxoSmithKline.

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Tayyabah Yousaf

Tayyabah Yousaf

Research Associate

Tayyabah is a Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She has a BSc in Medical Genetics (Queen Mary University) and an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience from King’s College London.

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Gennaro Pagano

Gennaro Pagano

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Gennaro is a Lily Safra Clinical Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine and trained in Neurogeriatrics at the University of Naples.

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Sotirios Polychronis

Sotirios Polychronis

Research Coordinator

Sotirios is a Research Coordinator at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He is a trained speech and language therapist and has an MSc in Neuroscience from University College London.

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Flavia Niccolini

Flavia Niccolini

PhD Student

Flavia is a PhD student and consultant Neurologist at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She graduated in Medicine and trained as Neurologist at the University of Rome.

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Edoardo de Natale

Clinical Research Fellow

Edoardo is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine and trained in Neurology at the University of Sassari. He has also completed an MSc in Clinical Neurology at UCL and a PhD in Neurophysiology at the University of Sassari.

Avinash (Avi) Chandra

Research Assistant

Avi is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He completed a BA in Psychology and Economics at Colgate University and an MA in Behavioral Neuroscience at Queen’s College, City University of New York.

Zachary Chappell

Zachary Chappell

Research Assistant

Zachary is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He completed a BSc in Neuroscience at the University of Manchester and an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Chloe Farrell

Research Coordinator

Chloe is a Research Coordinator at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She has a BA (Hons) and a PhD in Neuroscience from Trinity College Dublin.

Oliver Cousins

Clinical Research Fellow

Oliver is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine at Imperial College London and he is a resident in Neurology. He has also completed a BSc in Neuroscience and Mental Health at Imperial College London.

Vanessa Suarez Contreras

NIG Student (2018)

Vanessa is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She graduated in Medicine at the University of La Sabana in Colombia and is currently studying an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Josh King-Robson

Academic Clinical Fellow (2018)

Josh is an Academic Clinical Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He graduated in Medicine from the Peninsula Medical School and completed a BSc in Neuroscience at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Sunniva Fenn-Moltu

PhD student (2018)

Sunniva is a PhD student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She completed a BSc in Neuroscience at The University of Glasgow.

Pavlos Zinzalias

Research Assistant

Pavlos is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He completed a BSc in Biomedical Sciences at University College London and an MSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Konstantinos Diamantopoulos

Konstantinos Diamantopoulos

Clinical Research Fellow

Konstantinos is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Research Fellow trained in the Greek NHS Hospitals.

Chiara Capra

NIG Student (2018)

Chiara is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She holds a BSc in Psychology and she is currently studying a MSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Anita Jhaj

NIG Student (2018)

Anita is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying a BSc in Biomedical sciences at King’s College London.

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Georgios-Dervenoulas

George Dervenoulas

Clinical Research Fellow

George is a Lilly Safra Clinical Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine and trained as Neurologist at the University of Athens.

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Stefania Tagliente

Clinical Research Associate

Stefania is a Clinical Research Associate at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She graduated in Medicine at the University of Rome “Sapienza” and she is a resident in Neurology.

Federica Giugliano

Research Assistant (2018)

Federica is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Naples “Federico II”.

Giacomo Tondo

Clinical Research Assistant

Giacomo is a Clinical Research Associate at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine at the Catholic University of Rome and he is a resident in Neurology.

Jessica Oshodin

NIG Student (2018)

Jessica is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying an MSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Thomas Schiestl

NIG Student (2018)

Thomas is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He graduated in Medicine from the Medical University of Innsbruck and is currently studying an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Nils Muhlert

Visiting Lecturer

Nils is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and specialist in neuroimaging at the University of Manchester. He is collaborating with the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group for the development of multi-modal neuroimaging methodology. He has been trained in the Universities of Dundee, Sheffield and Cardiff.

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Silvia Caminiti

Research Assistant (2017-2018)

Silvia is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She is also a PhD candidate at the International PhD Course in Molecular Medicine at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan.

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Antonio Carotenuto

Clinical Research Associate (2017-2018)

Antonio is a Clinical Research Associate at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Naples “Federico II” and he is a resident in Neurology.

Avni Savani

NIG Student (2018)

Avni is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry at King’s College London.

Donatas Zailskas

EAN Clinical Fellow (2018)

Donatas Zailskas is a EAN Clinical fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine and trained in Neurology at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.

Polytimi-Eleni Valkimadi

Clinical Research Fellow (2017-2018)

Polytimi-Eleni is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She graduated in Medicine and trained in Neurology at the University of Athens. She has also completed an MSc in Neuroscience at the University of Crete.

Christina Belogianni

Clinical Research Assistant (2017-2018)

Christina is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She completed a BSc in Chemistry at the University of Athens and a degree in Medicine at the University of Crete.

Ioanna Palamidous

Marie Kershaw

NIG Student (2018)

Marie is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

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Ashvina Nawoor

NIG Student (2018)

Ashvina is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying a BSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Ioanna Palamidous

Ioanna Palamidous

NIG Student (2016 & 2017)

Ioanna is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying a BSc in Biomedical Sciences at Queen Mary University.

Stelios Kiosses

Visiting Senior Research Associate (2016-2017)

Stelios is a Consultant Psychotherapist and Experimental Psychologist who has been trained in the Universities of Sussex, Birmingham and Oxford. He is collaborating with the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group for the application of complex behavioural experiments in functional and molecular neuroimaging studies.

Beniamino Giordano

Beniamino Giordano

Clinical Research Associate (2015-2017)

Beniamino is a Clinical Research Associate at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Naples “Federico II”.

Juan Bonfante

Gundega Gulbe

Research Assistant (2017)

Gundega is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She graduated in medicine at the Rīga Stradiņš University.

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Leeza Almedom

Leeza Almedom

Visiting Research Assistant (2016-2017)

Leeza is a Visiting Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She has an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience from King’s College London and is currently working within the Old Age Psychiatry Department, IoPPN, King’s College London.

Juan Bonfante

Juan Bonfante

Research Assistant (2016-2017)

Juan is a Research Assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He has a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Neurobiology from “La Sapienza” University in Rome.

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Philip Vickers

Philip Vickers

NIG Student (2017)

Philip is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He is currently studying an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Jonathan Schulz

Jonathan Schulz

NIG Student (2017)

Jonathan is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He is currently studying an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Eugene Tang

Eugene Tang

NIG Student (2017)

Eugene is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He is currently studying an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Charlotte Buttner

NIG Student (2017)

Charlotte is a visiting student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is currently studying an MSc in Neurocognitive Psychology at the University of Oldenburg.

Olkk Seyedeh (Niki) Mir Moein

NIG Student (2017)

Niki is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She is studying an MSc in Neuroimaging at King’s College London.

Alessia Oneri

Alessia Oneri

Research Assistant (2017)

Alessia is a research assistant at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. She graduated in Medicine at the University of Padua.

Ryan Lupton

Ryan Lupton

NIG Student (2017)

Ryan is a student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. He is currently studying an MBBS at King’s College London.

Jack Hood

Jean-Luc Duval

NIG Student (2016)

Jean-Luc is a NIG Student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He is currently a MBBS at King’s College London.

Katrina Heine

Katrina Heine

NIG Student (2016)

Katrina is a NIG Student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She is currently studying an MSc in Neuroimaging at King’s College London.

Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan

NIG Student (2016)

Zaheer is a NIG Student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He is currently studying an MSc in Clinical Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Gennaro Pagano

Rosa de Mico

Clinical Research Fellow (2016)

Rosa is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She graduated in Medicine and trained as a Neurologist at “SUN, 2nd University of Naples.

Ishpal Moonga

Ishpal Moonga

NIG Student (2016)

Ishpal is a NIG Student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He is a medical student at Brighton and Sussex Medical School and is currently doing an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Clare Loane

Clare Loane

Visiting Research Fellow (2014-2015)

Clare is a post-doctoral Visiting Research Fellow at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. She is an imaging scientist at University of Oxford with PhD and MSc degrees from Imperial and UCL.

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Roman Roy

Roman Roy

NIG student (2015)

Roman is a NIG Student at the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group, IoPPN, King’s College London. He is currently a medical student at King’s College London.

  • Paul Su: Research Assistant
  • Clelia Pellicano: Visiting Clinical Research Fellow
  • Lorenzo Rocchi: Clinical Research Fellow
  • Kit Wu: Clinical Research Fellow
  • Ruben Smith: Clinical Research Fellow
  • Robert Bernard: Research Administrator
  • Jack Hood: NIG student