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 Valerie Anderson

Valerie Anderson

Research Assistant, Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

+44 (0)29 20743454
Room 80G, 4th Floor B-C Link Corridor, Main Hospital Building, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN


I contribute to research investigating the diagnosis, progression and outcomes in multiple sclerosis. My role includes local co-ordination for a number of clinical trials in multiple sclerosis. I am also interested in the involvement of patients and the public in the development of research in multiple sclerosis.


Academic positions

  • 2016 - present: Research Assistant, Division of Psychological Medicine & Clinical Neurosciences, Cardiff University, UK.
  • 2010-2015: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Neuropsychopharmacology Research Group, Auckland University, New Zealand.
  • 2008-2010: Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Neuroinflammation, UCL Institute of Neurology, UK. 
  • 2001-2008: Research Assistant, Dementia Research Group, UCL Institute of Neurology, UK.

I completed a PhD investigating the use of MRI in tracking disease progression in multiple sclerosis (UCL, 2008).