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Dr Simon Cox

Dr Simon Cox, Director of The Lothian Birth Cohort Studies

Simon is Director of the The Lothian Birth Cohort Studies. These are Edinburgh-based follow-up studies of the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947. He is the Principal Investigator on the Age UK, BBSRC and ESRC-funded Lothian Birth Cohort Study 1936 and works with multi-cohort neuroimaging, cognitive and other data to conduct research into lifecourse correlates of brain and cognitive differences. Simon was recently awarded a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship, jointly supported by Wellcome and the Royal Society. 

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