Amy Shakeshaft

King’s College London

Amy is an MRC funded PhD student in the Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at King’s College London.

Amy’s current research is part of the Biology of Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (BIOJUME) Study ( which collects clinical, genetic and EEG data from patients with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME) across the world. Her project aims to identify EEG and neuropsychological endophenotypes of JME and investigate their use in genome-wide association analysis.

Amy is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant for BSc Psychology and BSc Psychology and Neuroscience courses at King’s College London.


  • Neurodevelopmental disorders MRes, King’s College London
  • Physiological Sciences BSc, University of Bristol

Core expertise:

  • EEG analysis (Matlab – FieldTrip, EEGlab)
  • Statistical analysis (SPSS, STATA)
  • Genetics
  • Neuropsychology

Profile links:


Shakeshaft A., Panjwani N., McDowall R. et al. (2021). ‘Trait Impulsivity in Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy’. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neuroscience 8(1): 138-152.