University of Leicester BHF Research Accelerator for Precision Medicine

Christopher Hatton

British Heart Foundation Accelerator Academic Clinical FellowChristopher Hatton



MBBS, Hull York Medical School (2019)
MSc Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (2017)
BSc Neuropsychology, Bangor University (2015)


Chris is an Academic Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care Medicine. He completed his medical degree at Hull York Medical School and intercalated in Neuropsychology (BSc) at Bangor University and later at University College London in Clinical Neuroscience (MSc). Chris then worked as an Academic Foundation Doctor in the North East. He undertook research at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research in Newcastle. 


Chris has previous research experience in machine learning, neuroimaging, and laboratory techniques including immunofluorescence and western blotting. His current research aims to explore the nature of Covid-19 infection in patients with significant co-morbidities requiring differing levels of organ support.   


Hatton C., Reeve A., Lax N.Z., Blain A., Ng Y.S., El-Agnaf O., Attems J., Taylor J.P., Turnbull D. and Erskine D., 2020. Complex I reductions in the nucleus basalis of Meynert in Lewy body dementia: the role of Lewy bodies. Acta neuropathologica communications8(1).

Hatton C.M., Paton L.W., McMillan D., Cussens J., Gilbody S. and Tiffin P.A., 2019. Predicting persistent depressive symptoms in older adults: A machine learning approach to personalised mental healthcare. Journal of affective disorders246.

Koller K., Hatton C. M., Rogers R. D. and Rafal R. D., 2019. Stria terminalis microstructure predicts variability in orienting to threat. European Journal of Neuroscience. 

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