Anne Lingford-Hughes

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes is Professor of Addiction Biology and Head, Division of Psychiatry at Imperial College London and a Consultant Psychiatrist at Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust. She graduated in medicine from Oxford University, completed her PhD at Cambridge University and trained in psychiatry at The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals and Institute of Psychiatry. Her research has focused on using neuroimaging, pharmacological and behavioural challenges to characterize the neurobiology of addiction to improve relapse prevention. She leads an MRC funded PhD programme (MARC) to produce future clinical addiction academic leaders in the UK.

EUFAS European Addiction Research Award 2021 lecture: Addiction research training in a post-Brexit, post-Covid world

This lecture will describe the importance of research training in addictions for clinicians and non-clinicians. In addition to the opportunities, I will discuss the challenges that may be faced by clinicians during their training, the challenges to gaining research support post-Brexit and what is needed to overcome them.
MRC funded MARC scheme.

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