Baroness Greenfield

Crossbench Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) 17 May 2022

    My Lords, as a neuroscientist I welcome the consideration of mental health in the gracious Speech and declare an interest as the founder of a biotech, Neuro-Bio, working towards an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. However, in this capacity I was sadly disappointed that no mention was made of addressing the urgent issues relating to such a devastating health problem. This debate...
  • Age Assurance (Minimum Standards) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 19 Nov 2021

    I commend the noble Baroness, Lady Kidron, on introducing this timely and vital Bill. I declare an interest as CEO and founder of Neuro-Bio Ltd, a biotech company pioneering a novel approach to Alzheimer’s disease. However, having taught all aspects of neuroscience at Oxford for many years, I also have a keen interest in the impact of digital technologies on the young mind. My book in 2014,...
  • Children’s Rights: Digital Environment - Question 1 Jul 2021

    As a neuroscientist, I am aware of the growing evidence of reports about the impact of digital technology on the physical brain. I therefore ask the Minister to what extent the Government will be consulting with neuroscientists.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 June 2001

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (7 Jun 2005 to 30 Nov 2007)

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