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Prof John O'Brien

Neuroimmunology Theme Lead

John is a Professor in the University of Cambridge Department of Clinical Neurosciences. His research interests include the role of neuroimaging biomarkers in the differential and early diagnosis of dementia – including identifying those at risk of future cognitive decline – and developing markers of onset and progression of disease.

John leads the Neuroimmunology theme within DPUK's Experimental Medicine Incubator. He also co-leads Work Package 27b: Prodromal dementia immunoprofiles; and Work Package 27c: Dynamic PET-MR and brain inflammation.