Anne Lingford-Hughes

Professor of Addiction Biology

Contact: anne.lingford-hughes@ic.ac.uk

Biography

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes is Professor of Addiction Biology and Head, Division of Psychiatry at Imperial College London and a Consultant Psychiatrist at Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust. She graduated in medicine from Oxford University, completed her PhD at Cambridge University and trained in psychiatry at The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals and Institute of Psychiatry. Her research has focused on using neuroimaging, pharmacological and behavioural challenges to characterize the neurobiology of addiction to improve relapse prevention. She leads an MRC funded PhD programme (MARC) to produce future clinical addiction academic leaders in the UK.