Neurodegenerative disease: understanding the mechanisms of risk
Professor Clare Mackay
Professor Clare Mackay is the co-ordinator of Oxford Dementia and Ageing Research (OxDARE) and Head of the Tranlational Neuroimaging Group. She is a Senior Research Fellow in the Dept of Psychiatry who studies brain structure and function in health and disease. Her research in the last few years has focused on using Magnetic Resonance Imaging to study risk factors for neurodegenerative disease. Her group has a particular interest in the effects of APOE genotype on brain structure and function in healthy individuals throughout adulthood.