Research Team


Dr Maria Prats-Sedano

Dr Maria Prats-Sedano

Maria is a research assistant in the Lewy Bodies Disorders Research Group of the Department of Psychiatry, working on the MILOS Study. She holds a BSc Hons Degree in Psychology and a PhD (Doctor Europaeus) in Neuroscience awarded by the University of Padova (Italy).

She has experience working as a Clinical Neuropsychologist and researcher in international neurorehabilitation and research centres with patients with neurodegenerative diseases.  

Clinical Research Fellows

Dr Elizabeth McKiernan

Dr Elizabeth McKiernan

Elizabeth is an Alzheimer's Society Clinical Research Fellow working primarily on the use of 7T MRI to investigate dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease.

PhD Students

Miss Coco Newton

Miss Coco Newton

Coco holds a BSc First Class in biomedical science from King's College London. Her PhD combines immersive virtual reality tests of navigation with 7 tesla ultra-high-field neuroimaging to explore the earliest structural and functional brain changes due to Alzheimer's disease.

Miss Coco Newton

Mr Yuet Yan Bryan Yau

Bryan holds a BSc First Class in Physics from University of London, Royal Holoway and a Mmath from Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge. His PhD includes developing novel multivariate imaging analysis methodology and applying them to MEG and EEG data sets for studying dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease. 

ARUK East Network Centre

Dr Min Huey Ong

Dr Min Huey Ong

Min is the administrator for Alzheimer's Research UK East Network Centre, providing administrative support to Dr Li Su in running the East Network Centre. She graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor degree in Arts and Social Sciences.

She completed her PhD at Loughborough University and her research focus was on evaluating organisational changes in adopting a new technology.

Visiting Students

Vlad Morozan

Dr Vlad Morozan

Vlad is a visiting student doctor in the AICN Group working on computational modelling that could explain the mechanisms behind recurrent visual hallucinations in DLB. He is a medical student at the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania, where he has worked with mice exploring animal models of dystonia and epilepsy.


Dr Yujing Huang

Dr Yujing Hunag

Yujing was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the lab working on the EEG/MEG data analysis and acquisition in the 'Multimodal imaging and computational modelling of Dementia with Lewy bodies' (MILOS) project. 

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