Upcoming Events

PET is Wonderful Annual Meeting 2018 Oct 29, 2018 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh
2018 NHS Research Scotland Annual Conference Oct 30, 2018 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Perth Concert Hall
8th SINAPSE Neuro-oncology Meeting Oct 30, 2018 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Image Guided Therapies Network+ Tri-Annual Meeting Nov 01, 2018 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
7th Annual Scottish Radiotherapy Research Forum Nov 01, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM — Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling

Dr Simon R. Cox

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Position: Senior Research Associate

Institute: University of Edinburgh

Department: Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology


Key Publications

Full list of publications at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Simon_Cox

Cox SR, Bastin ME, Ritchie SJ, Dickie DA, Liewald DC, Muñoz Maniega S, Redmond P, Royle NA, Pattie A, Valdés Hernández MC, Corley J, Aribisala BS, McIntosh AM, Wardlaw JM, Deary IJ. (in press). Brain cortical characteristics of lifetime cognitive ageing. Brain Structure and Function doi:10.1007/s00429-017-1505-0.

Cox SR, Ritchie SJ, Dickie DA, Pattie A, Royle NA, Corley J, Aribisala BS, Harris SE, Valdés Hernández MC, Gow AJ, Muñoz Maniega S, Starr JM, Bastin ME, Wardlaw JM, Deary IJ. (2017). Interaction of APOE e4 and poor glycaemic control predicts white matter hyperintensity growth from 73-76 years. Neurobiology of Aging 54, 54-58.

Cox SR*, Ritchie SJ*, Tucker-Drob EM, Liewald DC, Hagenaars SP, Davies G, Wardlaw JM, Gale CR, Bastin ME Deary IJ. (2016). Ageing and brain white matter structure in 3513 UK Biobank participants. Nature Communications, 7:13629.

Cox SR, Dickie DA, Ritchie SJ, Karama S, Pattie A, Royle NA, Corley J, Aribisala BS, Valdés Hernández MC, Muñoz Maniega S, Starr JM, Bastin ME, Evans AC, Wardlaw JM, Deary IJ. (2016). Associations between education and brain structure at age 73 years, adjusted for age 11 IQ. Neurology, 87, 1820-1826.

Cox SR, MacPherson SE, Ferguson KJ, Royle NA, Muñoz Maniega S, Bastin ME, MacLullich AMJ, Wardlaw JM & Deary IJ. (2016). Does white matter or hippocampal volume mediate associations between cortisol and cognitive ageing? Psychoneuroendocrinology 62, 129-37.

Cox SR, Bastin ME, Ferguson KJ, Allerhand M, Royle NA, Munoz Maniega S, Starr JM, MacLullich AMJ, Wardlaw JM, Deary IJ & MacPherson SE (2015). Compensation or inhibitory failure? Testing hypotheses of age-related right frontal lobe involvement in verbal memory ability using structural and diffusion MRI. Cortex 63,4-15

Cox SR, Bastin ME, Ferguson KJ, Munoz Maniega S, MacPherson SE, Deary IJ, Wardlaw JM & MacLullich AMJ (2015). Brain white matter integrity and cortisol in older men: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936. Neurobiology of Aging 36,257-264.

Cox SR, Ferguson KJ, Royle NA, Shenkin SD, MacPherson SE, MacLullich AMJ, Deary IJ & Wardlaw JM (2014). A systematic review of manual frontal lobe parcellation techniques in magnetic resonance imaging. Brain Structure and Function, 219(1): 1-22.

Books & Book Chapters:

Della Sala S, MacPherson SE, Cox SR, Girardi A & Iveson M. Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment (2015). Oxford University Press, Oxford UK.

MacPherson SE & Cox SR (2017). The frontal ageing hypothesis: evidence from normal ageing and dementia In The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods: Understanding Successful Ageing, Riby, L (Ed). Routledge Psychology Press, UK.