SLaM Image Bank

SLaM Image Bank is an exceptionally rich real world cohort with linked MRI and clinical data reflecting the diversity of the population of South London that provides a unique platform for testing automated decision support tools that may identify unique signatures of diagnosis and neuropsychiatric symptom subtype, markers of prognosis, and provide stratification for interventions or trials that are potentially clinically meaningful.

Principal Investigator

Dr Ashwin Venkataraman 

Steering Committee

Prof Dag Aarsland (Old Age Psychiatry)

Prof Rob Stewart (Clinical Informatics)

Prof Steve Williams (Neuroimaging)

Linked publications

Laurell AAS*, Venkataraman AV*, Schmidt T, Montagnese M, Mueller C, Stewart R, Lewis J, Mundell C, Isaacs JD, Krishnan MS, Barber R, Rittman T,  Underwood BR. Estimating Demand for Potential Disease modifying Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease in the UK. BJPsych 2024 (*joint first) 

Venkataraman, A. V., Marshall, C. & Rittman, T. Automated brain image analysis in dementia using artificial intelligence: a roadmap for the development of clinical tools. Available at: OSF Preprint. 2023


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) as NIHR Clinical Lecturer (AV), NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London (NQOD-04) (AV)