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Professor Marcus Richards

marcus richards_0714 v2_v_Variation_1.jpgProfessor Marcus Richards is a Programme Leader at the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL, and a Professor of Psychology in Epidemiology at the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, University College London. Marcus read Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, and obtained a PhD at London University in the physiology of human learning.  He has held appointments at Columbia University in New York and King’s College London Institute of Psychiatry to conduct research into neurodegenerative diseases of ageing, and was one of the first recipients of an Alzheimer's Society Research Fellowship.  He joined the MRC National Survey of Health and Development team in 1996, where his work is primarily focused on developing a life course approach to mental ageing and its integration with physical health and function. 

Further information and publications can be found of Marcus's IRIS profile