Matthew Nour

Honorary Fellow
Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • MA Medical Sciences (Neuroscience), 2009, University of Oxford
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (BM BCh), 2012, University of Oxford
  • MRCPsych, 2018, Royal College of Psychiatrist UK
  • PhD (Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience) 2022, UCL (Wellcome Clinical PhD Fellow)
  • NIHR Clinical Lecturer at University of Oxford since 2022

Research interests

  • Neurocomputational mechanisms underlying psychiatric symptoms, with a focus on using magnetoencephalography (MEG) to investigate psychotic disorders (e.g. schizophrenia)

Selected publications

Nour, M. M., Liu Y., Dolan R. J. (2022). Functional Neuroimaging in Psychiatry and the Case for Failing Better. Neuron (in press)

Liu, Y., Nour, M. M., Schuck, N. W., Behrens, T. E. J., & Dolan, R. J. (2022). Decoding cognition from spontaneous neural activity. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 23(4), 204-214.

Nour, M. M., Liu, Y., Arumuham, A., Kurth-Nelson, Z., & Dolan, R. J. (2021). Impaired neural replay of inferred relationships in schizophrenia. Cell, 184(16), 4315-4328.e4317.

Nour, M. M., Dahoun, T., McCutcheon, R. A., Adams, R. A., Wall, M. B., & Howes, O. D. (2019). Task-induced functional brain connectivity mediates the relationship betwenn striatal D2/3 receptors and working memory. eLife, 8:e45045. https://doi:10.7554/eLife.45045. PMID: 3129074

Nour, M. M., Dahoun, T., Schwartenbeck, P., Adams, R. A., FitzGerald, T., Coello, C., Wall, M. B., Dolan, R. J., & Howes, O. D. (2018). Dopaminergic basis for signaling belief updates, but not surprise, and the link to paranoia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(43), E10167–E10176. https://doi:10.1073/pnas.1809298115. Original research. PMID:30297411

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