NIHR Senior Investigators

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigators are pre-eminent researchers, representing the country’s most outstanding leaders of clinical and applied health and social care research.  

Professor Anthony David

Anthony David is Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Vice Dean for Academic Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
Professor Matthew Hotopf

Matthew Hotopf is Professor of General Hospital Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and Director of the NIHR Maudsley BRC
Professor Emily Simonoff

Emily Simonoff is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
Professor Dame Til Wykes

Dame Til Wykes is professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and editor of the Journal of Mental Health

Outside the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) leadership group, we also work with NIHR Senior Investigators Professor Philippa Garety, Professor Elizabeth Kuipers, Professor Sir Robin Murray, Professor Graham Thornicroft, and Professor Sir Simon Wessely, all based at the Institute for Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.