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Advisory Group and Staff of Brain Bank for Autism

Research by Brain Bank for Autism

 

Our Staff

  • Olaf Ansorge, Head of Neuropathology and Director of the Oxford Brain Bank, which includes the Brain Bank for Autism & Related Developmental Research
  • Tom Berney, Clinical Co-ordinator
  • Simon Wallace, Honorary Affiliate to the Oxford Brain Bank

Advisory Group

Our Advisory group provides strategic input to the direction of our programme, advises on how to reach our organisational goals, helps to identify what we do not know but need to discover, and gives appropriate governance and consideration to key issues underlying the programme. 

Its members are:

  • Olaf Ansorge, Head of Neuropathology and Director of the Oxford Brain Bank, which includes the Brain Bank for Autism & Related Developmental Research
  • Dr Tom Berney, Clinical Co-ordinator
  • Ann le Couteur, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Andrew Dean, Consultant Neuropathologist, Department of Histopathology, Addenbrooke’s NHS Trust, Cambridge
  • Margaret Esiri, Emeritus Professor of Neuropathology, Oxford University
  • Carolyn Hare, Clinical Co-ordinator, Autism Tissue Program, US
  • Julie Lewin, Parent of a brain donor and autism-specialist teacher
  • Jenny Longmore, Director of Neuroknowledge Ltd
  • Brian Neville, Professor of Childhood Epilepsy, Great Ormond St. Hospital, UCL Institute of Child Health and the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy
  • Jane Pickett, Director of Resources and Data, Autism Tissue Program, US
  • Payam Rezaie, Reader in Neuropathology, Head of Brain and Behavioural Sciences Discipline and Director of the Neuropathology Research Laboratory (Histology), Science Faculty, Open University
  • Carolyn Sloan, Brain Bank Manager, Neuropathology Department, Oxford University
  • Marie Hamard, Brain Bank Manager, Neuropathology Department, oxford University
  • Arabella Tresilion, Member who has Asperger’s syndrome and Director of the Therapeutic Media Company
  • Simon Wallace, Director of Research, Autistica and Honorary Affiliate to the Oxford Brain Bank
  • Keith Young, Chair, Tissue Advisory Board, Autism Tissue Program, US

The Brain Bank for Autism Advisory Group

Olaf Ansorge

Director of BBA

Tom Berney

Clinical Co-ordinator

Simon Wallace

Honorary Affiliate, Oxford Brain Bank

Payam Rezaie

Expert in Neuropathy

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