Traffic calming: an approach to altering drug delivery to reverse drug resistance with Professor John O’Brien

John O’Brien is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge, UK. He undertook his medical and psychiatric training in Cambridge, Oxford and London, and spent two years at a lecturer at the University of Melbourne. 

He is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Emeritus Senior Investigator, a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and the NIHR National Specialty Lead for Dementia. He has been a member of several national (e.g. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)) and International Groups involved in developing dementia guidelines and new diagnostic criteria.  

His research interests include the use of neuroimaging and other biomarkers in dementia and clinical trials. He has particular expertise in non-Alzheimer dementias, most especially the diagnosis and management of Lewy body dementia. 


About UQCCR Seminar Series

UQCCR Seminar Series

The UQ Centre of Clinical Research (UQCCR) Seminars are held fortnightly on Wednesdays from 12 pm - 1 pm (except during school holidays) currently on Zoom. The series features topics in multiple research fields, presented by invited international, interstate and local researchers.