Upcoming Events

Neuroimaging in diseases that cause dementia Aug 22, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019 — King’s College Conference Centre, University of Aberdeen
2019 UK PET Chemistry Meeting Sep 09, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:45 PM — Michael Smith Building, University of Manchester
Total Body PET Workshop Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 13, 2019 — Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art, Brussels, Belgium
Radiology events and learning from discrepancies Oct 04, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium 2019 Oct 06, 2019 - Oct 09, 2019 — Scottish Events Campus, Glasgow

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