Upcoming Events

ERASMUS Course on MRI: Basic MRI Physics Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 — Ninewells Hospital Medical School, Dundee
7th SINAPSE-SANON Meeting Sep 28, 2017 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Wellcome Rooms, Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh
ECCOMAS VipIMAGE 2017 Oct 18, 2017 - Oct 20, 2017 — Porto, Portugal
ESMRMB 2017 Congress Oct 19, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017 — Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
NRS Mental Health Network Annual Scientific Meeting Oct 25, 2017 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Teaching & Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital 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