Professor Edward Bullmore

Professor of Psychiatry at Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director, Behavioural & Clinical Neuroscience Institute at the University of Cambridge

Ed Bullmore trained in clinical medicine at the University of Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, then worked as a Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, before specialist clinical training in psychiatry at St George’s Hospital and then the Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital London.

His research career started in the early 1990s as a Wellcome Trust (Advanced) Research Fellow and was initially focused on mathematical analysis of neurophysiological time series. Since moving to Cambridge as Professor of Psychiatry in 1999, his interest in human brain function and structure has increasingly focused on complex brain networks identified in MRI and other brain scanning data.

Since 2005, he has worked half-time for GlaxoSmithKline as Head of GSK’s Clinical Unit in Cambridge and Vice-President, Experimental Medicine. He is Deputy Director of the Wellcome Trust/GSK funded training programme in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, Clinical Director of the Wellcome Trust/MRC funded Behavioural & Clinical Neuroscience Institute, and an honorary Consultant Psychiatrist and Director of R&D in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Foundation NHS Trust. He has published about 350 scientific papers and he has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and the Academy of Medical Sciences.