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Dr Sudhin Thayyil trained in neonatology at Cambridge, and London, and completed a PhD in MR imaging at University College, London in 2010. He obtained an NIHR clinician scientist award and was appointed as a senior clinical lecturer and neonatal consultant at University College, London in 2011. He moved to Imperial College, London in January 2014 as a reader in neonatal medicine and head of the Weston group. He is the director of the Centre for Perinatal Neuroscience at Imperial College, London and lead a multidisciplinary team including magnetic resonance (MR) physicists, radiographers, clinical research fellows, research nurses and a clinical trials manager.


Brain development and neuroprotection, magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, neonatal neurology

Research & publications

Understanding brain development and injury in fetuses and newborn babies using quantitative magnetic resonance (MR) biomarkers, evaluating novel therapies to protect the newborn brain, global perinatal health and in improving the neurological outcomes of babies born in these settings.

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