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Southampton Neuroscience Group

Professor V Hugh Perry BSc, MA, DPhil.

Emeritus Professor of Experimental Neuropathology

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Professor V Hugh Perry is Emeritus Professor of Experimental Neuropathology within Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton.



Career history

2018 -present: Honorary Consultant and Theme Lead in Neuroinflammation, Dementia Research Institute, University College London.
2018-present: Emeritus Professor of Experimental Neuropathology. University of Southampton, UK.
2012-2017: Chair of Neuroscience and Mental Health Board. MRC, UK.
2011-present: Visiting Professor in the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine. University of Edinburgh, UK.
1998-2018: Professor of Experimental Neuropathology. University of Southampton, UK.
1996-1998: Professor of Experimental Neuropathology. University of Oxford, UK.
1986-1995: Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, UK.
1982-1986: Locke Royal Society Research Fellow, UK. 
1977-1982: Research Fellow. University of Oxford, UK.

Research interests

Inflammation in the CNS and its contribution to neurological Disease

The role of microglia in health and disease

The role of systemic inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Immune brain communication


Affiliate research groups

Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS), Southampton Neuroscience Group (SoNG)

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Professional Affiliations

Chair Neuroscience and Mental Health Board, Medical Research Council, UK
Editorial Boards of a number of journals
Ad hoc consultant to Biotech and Pharma

Professor V Hugh Perry
Biological Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
SO17 1BJ

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