Dr Qadeer Arshad


School/Department: Psychology and Vision Sciences, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 373 6806



Qadeer Arshad is a Systems Neuroscientist who uses psychophysics, cognitive paradigms, neuromodulation and imaging to probe how the brain constructs perceptual representations of the external world and how this facilitates human movement and balance in both healthy individuals and clinical populations.  


Currently funded by the NIH (USA)


Bednarczuk, N. F., Bonsu, A., Ortega, M. C., Fluri, A. -S., Chan, J., Rust, H., . . . Arshad, Q. (2019). Abnormal visuo-vestibular interactions in vestibular migraine: a cross sectional study. BRAIN, 142, 606-616. doi:10.1093/braiwy355

Ahmad, H., Roberts, R. E., Patel, M., Lobo, R., Seemungal, B., Arshad, Q., & Bronstein, A. (2017). Downregulation of early visual cortex excitability mediates oscillopsia suppression. NEUROLOGY, 89(11), 1179-1185. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000004360

Patel, M., Agarwal, K., Arshad, Q., Hariri, M., Rea, P., Seemungal, B. M., . . . Bronstein, A. M. (2016). Intratympanic methylprednisolone versus gentamicin in patients with unilateral Meniere's disease: a randomised, double-blind, comparative effectiveness trial. LANCET, 388(10061), 2753-2762. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31461-1

Nigmatullina, Y., Siddiqui, S., Khan, S., Sander, K., Lobo, R., Bronstein, A. M., & Arshad, Q. (2016). Lateralisation of the Vestibular Cortex Is More Pronounced in Left-Handers. BRAIN STIMULATION, 9(6), 942-944. doi:10.1016/j.brs.2016.08.001

Arshad, Q., Nigmatullina, Y., Nigmatullin, R., Asavarut, P., Goga, U., Khan, S., . . . Malhotra, P. A. (2016). Bidirectional Modulation of Numerical Magnitude. CEREBRAL CORTEX, 26(5), 2311-2324. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhv344

Arshad, Q., Cerchiai, N., Goga, U., Nigmatullina, Y., Roberts, R. E., Casani, A. P., . . . Bronstein, A. M. (2015). ELECTROCORTICAL THERAPY FOR MOTION SICKNESS. NEUROLOGY, 85(14), 1257-1259. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000001989

Arshad, Q., Nigmatullina, Y., Roberts, R. E., Bhrugubanda, V., Asavarut, P., & Bronstein, A. M. (2014). Left Cathodal Trans-Cranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Parietal Cortex Leads to an Asymmetrical Modulation of the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex. BRAIN STIMULATION, 7(1), 85-91. doi:10.1016/j.brs.2013.07.002

Arshad, Q., Nigmatullina, Y., & Bronstein, A. M. (2013). Handedness-Related Cortical Modulation of the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 33(7), 3221-3227. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2054-12.2013

Seemungal, B. M., Guzman-Lopez, J., Arshad, Q., Schultz, S. R., Walsh, V., & Yousif, N. (2013). Vestibular Activation Differentially Modulates Human Early Visual Cortex and V5/MT Excitability and Response Entropy. CEREBRAL CORTEX, 23(1), 12-+. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhr366

Arshad, Q., Ortega, M. C., Goga, U., Lobo, R., Siddiqui, S., Mediratta, S., . . . Bronstein, A. M. (2019). Interhemispheric control of sensory cue integration and self-motion perception.. Neuroscience, 408, 378-
387. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.04.027


Most areas of clinical / translational neuroscience


Teaching is focussed on aspects Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience and Pyschology

Press and media

Balance disorders and Motion Sickness

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