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Anya Topiwala

BA (Hons) BMBCh (Oxon) MRCPsych DPhil (Oxon)


Senior Clinical Researcher

  • Consultant Psychiatrist (OUHFT)
I am a Senior Clinical Researcher and Consultant Psychiatrist. My particular research interest is risk and resilience factors for cognitive impairment, and the neural mechanisms underpinning these, using Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an investigative tool. A particular interest is the association of alcohol consumption with adverse brain outcomes. I am currently working on the MRC-funded study "Predicting MRI abnormalities with longitudinal data of the Whitehall II Substudy", which will image 800 participants in the Whitehall II cohort. 

My funding has been through the MRC, the Ruth and Nevill Mott Scholarship at Linacre College, and grants from Alzheimer's Research UK and the University of Oxford. Recent prizes include the Gosling Fellowship from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Junior Investigator Award from the European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, and a European Psychiatry Society Research prize. 

Neurobiology of Ageing



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