Upcoming Events

Molecular Imaging Workshop 2017 Nov 20, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 — San Sebastian, Spain
TOPIM ("hot TOPics in IMaging") 2018: Imaging Metabolism Jan 21, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018 — L'Ecole de Physique des Houches, France
SINAPSE Molecular Imaging PET/SPECT focus group meeting Feb 05, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Carnegie Lecture Theatre (C3-05), Joseph Black Building, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
'Let's Talk About Health' free public lecture Feb 21, 2018 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Wellcome Auditorium, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh

Dr Roger Staff

Position: Clinical Scientist NHS-Grampian & Hon Senior Lecturer Aberdeen University

Interests:

My current interest include; the late life imaging correlates of early life conditions and experiences; the imaging correlates on cognitive reserve; the use of entropy to measure adaptive capacity in the brain; imaging the non cognitive aspects of dementia and the influence of TAU aggregation inhibition on brain function and structure

Institute: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Department: Physical Sciences NHS Grampian

Keywords: PET , SPECT

Research Themes

Imaging the ageing brain and dementia

Key Publications
  • 1. Staff RT, Murray AD, Deary IJ, Whalley LJ. What provides cerebral reserve? Brain 2004; 127:1191-9.
  • 3. Wischik C, Staff RT Challenges in the conduct of disease-modifying trials in AD: Practical experience from a phase 2 trial of tau-aggregation inhibitor therapy. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 2009; 132(4):367-9.
  • 2. Staff RT, Gemmell HG, Shanks MF, Murray AD, Venneri A. Changes in the rCBF images of patients with Alzheimer's disease receiving Donepezil therapy. Nuclear Medicine Communications 2000; 21(1):37-41.

Collaborators

Pete Benthan (Birmigham) United Kingdom

Brendan Bunting (Ulster) United Kingdom

Claude Wischik (Aberdeen) Scotland

Mike Hogan (Galway) International

Ian Deary (Edinburgh) Scotland

Lawrence Whalley (Aberdeen, UHI) Scotland