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Professor Hugh Perry

Updated 1/2/14


MRC bodies you are a member of:

  • Chair Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • Member of Strategy Board


Main form of employment:

  • Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton.


Research group/department web page/s:



Personal remuneration:

  • Professor of Experimental Neuropathology. University of Southampton.

Shareholdings and financial interests in companies

  • None


Research income during current session [over £50k per grant]

  • 2011 – 2014 Wellcome Trust (with Dr J. Teeling) The impact of systemic bacterial and viral infections on innate immune responses in the brain.
  • 2012-2015 MRC (with Prof J. Manson et al) The impact of systemic viral infections on the innate immune response in the brain in chronic neurodegeneration. £557K.
  • 2012-2015 Alzheimer Society (with Prof C. Holmes) Chronic stress as a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer’s disease. £310K.
  • 2012-2017 Wellcome Trust Strategic Award (with Profs S. Duckett and G. Green) Hyperpolarisation using SABRE as a new tool for imaging studies.£3.6M.
  • 2012- 2015 ARUK (With Dr D. Boche et al) Investigation into the impact of systemic inflammation due to infection on microglial phenotype and its contribution to Alzheimer's disease neuropathology. £316K.
  • 2013-2016 MS Society (with Dr I.Galea, M. Scott) Systemic inflammation in multiple sclerosis (SIMS) – a prospective cohort study.


Major academic collaborators [national and international]

  • Dr Matteo Caleo, CNRS Pisa, Italy – research collaboration
  • Professor Cristovam Diniz, University of Para, Belem, Brasil – research collaboration
  • Professor Simon Duckett, University of York, York, UK – research collaboration
  • Professor Gary Green, University of York, York, UK – research collaboration
  • Professor Jean Manson, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK – research collaboration


Un-remunerated involvement with and membership of medical, bio-medical, pharmaceutical, healthcare provision or science or health policy/communication and similar activities/organisations

  • None


Political/pressure group associations:

  • None



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