Funding successes: February 2021


Congratulations to all Principal Investigators in the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our round-up of the latest funding successes.

Please note, this list comprises awards that have recently been set up on College’s grants management system, with some manual additions. It may not, therefore, include all new grants awarded to Principal Investigators in the Department.


Group Principle Investigator Funder Scheme Proposal title Award amount (£)
Clinical Neurology Professor Paul Matthews Imanova Ltd N/A Molecular Imaging of Synaptic Loss in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis 69,568
Neuroscience Dr Nathan Skene Medical Research Council (MRC) Future Leaders Fellowship Simple questions about neurodegenerative disease: Where? When? What? 1,530,328
UK Dementia Research Institute at Imperial Dr Johanna Jackson Rosetrees Trust N/A Multi-‘omics Atlas Project (MAP) – Data Portal 25,000
Neuroscience Professor Simone Di Giovanni International Spinal Research Trust Translational Award TTK21 CBP/p300 activator for repair and recovery after chronic SCI 65,000
Clinical Neurology Dr Sarah Marzi Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Strategic Fund Using Epigenetics to characterize the regulation of cellular states in microglia that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease pathology 130,907
Centre for Psychedelic Research Dr Robin Carhart-Harris Anton Bilton Donor Gift DMT continuous infusion – Anton Bilton 500,000
Neuro-otology Dr Barry Seemungal Imperial Health Charity Innovate at Imperial ReActiVe study (Remote assessment of Acute Stroke with Vertigo) 85,000