Barbara Sahakian FMedSci FBPsS
Senior Consultant and Co-inventor of CANTAB
Prof. Sahakian is the co-inventor of the CANTAB and Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Cambridge. Her research is aimed at understanding the neural basis of cognitive, emotional and behavioural dysfunction in order to develop more effective pharmacological and psychological treatments. The focus of her research is in early detection, differential diagnosis and proof of concept studies using cognitive enhancing drugs. She has published over 300 papers in the area of Alzheimer’s disease, ADHD, Depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance abuse and Schizophrenia.
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