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I am an experienced clinical researcher undertaking applied research in clinical neuropsychology examining prognosis, co-morbitities and treatment outcomes of people with neurological conditions.

My research interests encompass a broad range of areas within neuropsychology and across neurological conditions. Current and recent research includes studies examining the assessment of effort and malingering in neurological conditions, assessment and rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury, and the neuropsychological impacts of neuromyelitis optica.


I have been awarded supernumery appointments with Cardiff and Liverpool Universities and collaborate with universities and research groups within the UK and worldwide.


My main research interests are traumatic brain injury (TBI) and neuroinflammatory disorders. I am interested in the epidemiology and natural history of cognitive and psychological impacts across neurological conditions, factors which moderate the impact of conditions on individuals and treatments to reduce the burden of neurological conditions and improve quality of life.

Recent publications include:

Dodd, R., Fisher, P. L., Makin, S., Moore, P., & Cherry, M. G. (2021). The Association Between Maladaptive Metacognitive Beliefs and Emotional Distress in People Living With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 482.


de Bézenac, C., Garcia-Finana, M., Baker, G., Moore, P., Leek, N., Mohanraj, R., ... & Keller, S. (2019). Investigating imaging network markers of cognitive dysfunction and pharmacoresistance in newly diagnosed epilepsy: a protocol for an observational cohort study in the UK. BMJ open, 9(10), e034347.


Rice, G. E., Caswell, H., Moore, P., Hoffman, P., & Lambon Ralph, M. A. (2018). The roles of left versus right anterior temporal lobes in semantic memory: a neuropsychological comparison of postsurgical temporal lobe epilepsy patients. Cerebral Cortex, 28(4), 1487-1501.


Moore P, Mawdsley L, Jackson CF, Atherton MJ. (Protocol) (2017). Psychological interventions for persisting postconcussion symptoms following traumatic brain injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD012755.


Moore, P., Methley, A., Pollard, C., Mutch, K., Hamid, S., Elsone, L., & Jacob, A. (2016). Cognitive and psychiatric comorbidities in neuromyelitis optica. Journal of the neurological sciences, 360, 4-9.

Methley, A. M., Mutch, K., Moore, P., & Jacob, A. (2015). Development of a patient‐centred conceptual framework of health‐related quality of life in neuromyelitis optica: a qualitative study. Health Expectations. Nov

Moore P, Harding KE, Clarkson H, Pickersgill TP, Wardle M, & Robertson NP. (2013). Demographic and clinical factors associated with changes in employment in multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 19(12):1647-54.

Moore P, Hirst CL, Baker KE, Clarkson H, Pickersgill T, & Robertson NP (2012). Multiple sclerosis relapses and depression. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 73, 272-276.

Moore, P., Hirst, C. L., Clarkson, H., Baker, K. E., Luppe, S., Pickersgill, T., & Robertson, N. P. (2012). Predictors of depression 6 months following MS relapse. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 83, e1.

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