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Annalena Venneri

Chair Professor, Translational Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Sheffield

Professor of Translational Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Sheffield and Honorary Consultant at Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She heads the Translational Neuropsychology Team and is dementia lead for the University of Sheffield and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre in Neuroscience. In her research she uses a combined cognitive and neuroimaging approach to improve the differential diagnosis of dementia syndromes, to characterise the preclinical indicators of Alzheimer’s disease, to understand the neural underpinning of neuropsychiatric symptoms in neurodegenerative dementia and to define the effects of cognitive and brain reserve on cognitive efficiency in neurodegeneration. She has published in high impact neuropsychology, neurology and neuroscience journals.