CCACE Research Groups

The Centre is composed of six research groups each focusing on a different aspect of ageing research. These groups are:

  • Cognitive Epidemiology
  • Cognitive Ageing: Individual Differences
  • Cognitive Ageing: Human Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Mechanisms of Cognitive Ageing (Human/Translation Work & Animal/Basic Science)
  • Human and Animal Brain Imaging
  • Genetics and Statistics of Brain Ageing

 

The research group leaders are:

  • Professor·David Batty, Cognitive Epidemiology (Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh (honorary) & Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College London)
  • Professor Catharine Gale, Cognitive Epidemiology (Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh & MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton)
  • Professor Ian Deary, Cognitive Ageing: Individual Differences (Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor Robert Logie, Cognitive Ageing: Human Cognitive Neuroscience (Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor Alasdair MacLullich, Mechanisms of Cognitive Ageing: Human/Translation Work (Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor Megan Holmes, Mechanisms of Cognitive Ageing: Animal/Basic Science (Endocrinology, University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor Joanna·Wardlaw CBE, Human and Animal Brain Imaging (Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor David·Porteous, Genetics and Statistics of Brain Ageing (Medical Genetics, University of Edinburgh)