Senior Investigator Profile

First NamePaul
Award StatusTerm 1
Current PostProfessor of Clinical Neuroscience and Head, Division of Brain Sciences
Telephone+44 207 594 2855
InstitutionImperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
NHS TrustImperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Region NameLondon
Primary Research FieldNeurology
Secondary Research FieldRadiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging
BiographyProfessor Paul Matthews is the Edmond and Lily Safra Chair of Translational Neuroscience and Therapeutics and Head of the Division of Brain Sciences in the Department of Medicine of Imperial College, London. He was founding Director of the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and, after leaving Oxford, became a Vice President in Pharmaceuticals for GlaxoSmithKline, where he was founding Head of the GSK Clinical Imaging Centre in London (now Imanova, Ltd.) While at Imperial College London, first in a part-time capacity while working at GSK and then as full time faculty, Matthews was co-Director of the BRC Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. More recently, he has become BRC Theme Leader for Neurosciences. Matthews also serves in several external leadership roles contributing to coordination of UK resources for clinical research, including as Chair of the Imaging Work Group for the UK Biobank, member of the Executive Group and Chair of the Dementias Platform UK MRI-PET Network, and one of the UK representatives for the Interim Board of Euro-Bioimaging. He has been a member of the Nuffield Council of Bioethics Biological and Health Data Working Party. Amongst honours received, in 1997 Matthews was made a Fellow by Special Election in St Edmund Hall, Oxford; in 2008 Professor Matthews was awarded an OBE for services to neuroscience and, in 2014, he was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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