Upcoming Events

'The developing human brain' public lecture Feb 25, 2019 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Chancellor's Building, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB
ISMRM Workshop on MR Value Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 13, 2019 — University of Edinburgh
European Molecular Imaging Meeting 2019 Mar 19, 2019 - Mar 22, 2019 — Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow
Edinburgh SPM Course 2019 Apr 01, 2019 - Apr 05, 2019 — University of Edinburgh
Health Innovation and Technologies Research Festival Apr 01, 2019 - Apr 02, 2019 — James Watt Centre, Heriot-Watt University, 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