PhD Student
University of Cambridge

Research Interests

Brain injury and early newborn brain development. I am also interested in the development of functional neuroimaging techniques using optics and EEG.


PhD in Neonatal Medicine, University of Cambridge (2013-2018)
Academic Clinical Fellowship, EofE School of Paediatrics (2011-2013)
Paediatric Training, EofE School of Paediatrics (2007-present)
Foundation Year Training, London NCTFS (2005-2007)
MRCPCH, United Kingdom (2011)
MBBS, University College London (2005)
BSc in Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London (2002)
MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2014-2016)
Evelyn Trust Research Training Fellowship (2013-2014)


  1. Singh H, Cooper R, Lee CW, Dempsey L, Edwards A, Brigadoi S, Airantzis D, Everdell N, Michell A, Holder D, Hebden J, and Austin T (2014). Mapping cortical haemodynamics during neonatal seizures using diffuse optical tomography: a case study. NeuroImage Clin. Jul 6;5:256-65
  2. Tachtsidis I, Elwell CE, Leung TS, Lee CW, Smith M, and Delpy DT (2004). Investigation of cerebral haemodynamics by near-infrared spectroscopy in young healthy volunteers reveals posture-dependent spontaneous oscillations. Physiol Meas. 25(2):437-445
  3. Tachtsidis I, Elwell CE, Lee CW, Leung T, Smith M, and Delpy DT (2003). Spectral characteristics of spontaneous oscillations in cerebral haemodynamics are posture dependent. Adv Exp Med Bio. 540:31-36