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Chief Investigator

James Boardman

Chief Investigator at the Thierworld Edinburgh Birth Cohort
Professor Boardman’s goal is to develop and evaluate neuroprotective strategies for fetuses and neonates at risk of brain injury and poor neurodevelopmental outcome.

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Co-Investigators

Sue Fletcher-Watson

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Mark Bastin

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Siddharthan Chandran

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Amanda Drake

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Margaret Evans

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Sarah Stock

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Fiona Denison

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Rebecca Reynolds

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Scott Semple

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Donald Davidson

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Jürgen Schwarze

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Debbie Bogaert

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Richard Chin

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Alan Quigley

Department of Radiology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children

Alan Mulvihill

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Kristin Skogstrand

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Hilary Richardson

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CRH Centre Staff

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Geoffrey Carlson

MRC CRH Centre Manager
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Karen Witherspoon

MRC CRH Centre Administrator

Scientific Advisory Board

Mrs Bavanthi Navarathne

Professor David Porteous

Professor Jurgen Schwarze

Professor Siddharthan Chandran

Professor Frances Cowan

Dr Chiara Nosarti

Dr Heather Whalley

Research Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows

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Rozalia Pataky

(2013-15)
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Sarah Sparrow

(2012-16)
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Emma Telford

(2014-16)
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Manuel Blesa Cábez

Post Doc Fellow
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Vix Monnelly

(2013-17)
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Gemma Sullivan

(2017-20)
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Bethan Dean

(2017-19)
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David Stoye

(2017-20)
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Emily Wheater

(2017-20)
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Sinead O'Carroll

(2017-20)
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Lorena Jiménez Sánchez

(2020 - 2023)
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Paola Galdi

Post Doc Fellow
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Lorna Ginnell

(2018-21)

Other Staff

Amy Corrigan

Research Midwife
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Sinead O'Carroll

Psychologist
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Jill Hall

Study Co-ordinator and member of Study Management Group