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Dr Alfie Wearn

Dr Alfie Wearn

Dr Alfie Wearn
PhD, BSc

Research Associate

Area of research

Long term memory consolidation and hippocampal subfield structure as biomarkers of prodromal Alzheimer's disease

Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Lev,
Learning and Research Building, Southmead Hospital BS10 5NB
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In 2019 I completed my PhD at the University of Bristol, as part of the ReMemBr Research Group, supervised by Dr Liz Coulthard & Prof. Risto Kauppinen. I used neuropsycholgical cognitive assessments and structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to explore early biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in older people most at-risk of developing dementia. More details on the current study can be found here.

I am now working as a postdoctoral Research Associate in the same group, continuing my work on early Alzheimer's disease biomarkers, as well as exploring the role of sleep in brain health. 


I graduated from the University of Manchester in 2015 with a first class (Hons) degree in Biomedical Sciences. During this course I spent one year working in the CNS Research department of Boehringer Ingelheim in South Germany.




School of Experimental Psychology

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