Dr Catherine Wedderburn

Neurodevelopment Researcher, Department of of Paediatrics and Child Health

Research Interests

My research aims to improve child brain health through understanding the impact of early-life exposures on neurodevelopment and the potential for intervention. I have training in paediatrics, neuroscience, tropical medicine and international health, and experience working with the World Health Organization and Médecins Sans Frontières. As a clinician researcher, I work on several cohort studies conducting neuroimaging and developmental assessments; I am also a trial physician on international paediatric HIV and TB trials. My interest is in the interplay between the environment, infectious diseases, and neuroscience, with a particular focus on the effects of in-utero exposure to HIV and antiretrovirals.

Research Areas

Clinical Neuroscience • Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience • Developmental Neuroscience • Neuroimaging