The Academy warmly congratulates Professor Barbara Sahakian FMedSci on her election to the British Academy Fellowship.
Professor Barbara Sahakian FMedSci has today been elected to the British Academy Fellowship. Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and social sciences research, in the UK and globally.
Barbara was elected to The Academy of Medical Sciences in 2004. She is a Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology in the Department of Psychiatry and MRC/Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute at the University of Cambridge.
Barbara's research covers neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging and neuroethics, focusing on cognition, motivation and their interaction in neurological and psychiatric disorders and brain injury. She has a special interest in engaging the public in science and the impact of neuroscience on society.
More information about the British Academy’s 2017 elected Fellows can be found on their website.