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Akshay Nair

Akshay Nair

akshay [dot] nair [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk


Short CV

BA (Medical Sciences - Neuroscience) Oxford University, 2006
BMBCh – Oxford University Medical School, 2009
MRCPsych – Royal College of Psychiatrist, 2013

Research Interests

  • Computational modelling of motivational and mood disorders in neuropsychiatric populations
  • Biological psychiatry and neurodegenerative disease

Selected publications

Nair, A., Palmer, E. C., Aleman, A., & David, A. S. (2014). Relationship between cognition, clinical and cognitive insight in psychotic disorders: A review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Research, 152(1), 191-200. doi:

Pariante, C. M., & Nair, A. (2014). Neuroscience and Mental Illness, Chapter 3. In S. C. Davis (Ed.), Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013: Public Mental Health Priorities – Investing in the Evidence (pp. 59-71). London: Department of Health.