Photo:

Masud Husain

My CV

Education:

King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, Birmingham 1974-81; University of Oxford 1981-87, 1988-91

Qualifications:

MA DPhil FRCP FMedSci

Work History:

UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & UCL Institute of Neurology, Imperial College London

Current Job:

Professor of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Employer:

University of Oxford

My Interview

Me and my work

I’m a neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist. My group’s research focuses on trying to understand deficits of attention, memory, motivation and decision-making.

Typical day

I work with healthy people and patients with brain disorders, in the University and the hospital. I’ll discuss results with my group members, spend time writing up papers and communicate our findings to students and the public.

What topics do you work on?

Inattention. Memory disorders. Apathy and impulsivity.

What methods do you use?

Behavioural and brain imaging.

Who was your favourite teacher?

My Biology teacher!