Dr. Daniel van Wamelen is a clinical research fellow at King’s College London and the National Parkinson Foundation International Centre of Excellence, King’s College, London. His research interest are the motor and non-motor aspects of movement disorders. In his research, the focus has been on understanding the functional anatomy of non-motor symptoms, such as sleep and autonomic dysfunction, in movement disorders using neuropathological methods and clinical (translational) research.
He graduated in Medicine at Leiden University (the Netherlands), obtained his PhD entitled ‘Hypothalamic pathology in Huntington’s Disease’ at the same university with a large part of the work carried out at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience in Amsterdam. He trained as a Neurologist at the Leiden University Medical Centre where he obtained his degree in 2016. Daniel is a member of the European Huntington’s Disease Network, the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society and an associate member of the European Academy for Neurology.