Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes
Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes, Professor of Addiction Biology, Head Division of Psychiatry, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Anne Lingford-Hughes is Professor of Addiction Biology at Imperial College and Head, Division of Psychiatry. She is also a Consultant Psychiatrist with a particular interest in pharmacological treatments of addiction at Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust. She graduated in medicine from Oxford University, completed her PhD at Cambridge University, and trained in psychiatry at The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals and Institute of Psychiatry. Her research has focused on using neuroimaging, pharmacological and behavioural challenges to characterize the neurobiology of addiction to improve relapse prevention. She has contributed to NICE guidelines and led British Association for Psychopharmacology’s guidelines about the pharmacological management of substance misuse and addiction and comorbidity with psychiatric disorders. She is immediate past Chair of the Academic Faculty of Royal College of Psychiatrists and currently Professional Liaison Officer, British Neuroscience Association.