Professor Topun Austin –¬†Paediatrics and Neuro-development Theme Deputy

Professor Topun Austin is a Consultant Neonatologist at Cambridge, and Honorary Professor of Neurophotonics at University College London. He is the Director of the Evelyn Perinatal Imaging Centre (EPIC), based at the Rosie Hospital, Cambridge. His main research interests are in brain development and injury in the newborn, using novel monitoring and imaging technologies and their translation into routine clinical care. He works closely with Professor David Rowitch (Head of Paediatrics, Cambridge University) in the development of the Cambridge NeuroNICU, developing a brain-orientated model of care for newborn infants and has active collaborations with Professor Marek Czosnyka and Dr. Peter Smielewski in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences in Cambridge.

Professor Austin is the co-director of neoLAB, which is a collaborative group between EPIC and Biomedical Optics Laboratory at UCL. The group has been involved in developing state-of-the-art optical imaging systems to study functional activity in the developing brain.

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Paediatrics and Neuro-development Theme