Professor Dr Raj Kalaria is a Deputy Director of the Newcastle Brain Ageing and Vitality Centre, Campus for Ageing Vitality at the Institute for Ageing and Health, old Newcastle General Hospital site and a Professor of Pathology (Cerebrovascular Disease) at Newcastle University.

His interests include the interface between Alzheimer disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD), Post-Stroke Dementia and Small Vessel Diseases of the Brain. I have also worked on the prevalence and risk factors of AD and VaD in indigenous populations of developing countries.

Raj serves as section/associate editor on the editorial boards of European Neurology, Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, Brain and Behaviour Research and NeuroReport. He has served on the Executive and Scientific Boards of The British Neuroscience Association, Alzheimer’s Research Trust (UK), International Brain Research Organisation (Paris), Fogarty International Centre (NIH) and the International Society for Vascular Behavioural and Cognitive Disorders (VASCOG).