Professor David Brooks

David J Brooks MD DSc FRCP(UK) FMed Sci (UK) is Hartnett Professor of Neurology and Deputy Head of the Division of Neuroscience in the Department of Medicine, Imperial College, London. He is also Professor of Neurology at Aarhus University, Denmark. He has served on the Research Advisory Panels of the UK Parkinson’s Disease Society, the German Dementia and Parkinson Networks, and INSERM.

Professor Anthony Schapira

Professor Anthony Schapira was appointed in 1990 as Chairman of the University Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square and Professor of Neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

Professor Per Odin

Professor Per Odin became specialist in Neurology 1993 at the Lund University, Sweden and got his first Professorship at the Medical School Hannover, Germany in 1998. Odin is now head of the department of Neurology at the Central Hospital in Bremerhaven, Germany and at the same time has a Professorship in Neurology at the Lund University, Sweden.

Professor Martínez Martín

Pablo Martínez Martín is Scientific Director of the Research Unit for Alzheimer’s disease and is Tenured Scientist of the Spanish Public Boards of Research and Member of the Consortium for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED; since 2006), Carlos III Institute of Health. Madrid, Spain.

Professor Alexander Storch

Alexander Storch is deputy hospital director and senior physician of the department of neurology at the Klinikum Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden.

Professor Angelo Antonini

Angelo Antonini, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson Department at the Institute of Neurology, IRCCS San Camillo in Venice. He serves as reviewer for the main neurology journals and has served on the editorial board of Movement Disorders as well in several committees of the Movement Disorders Society.

Professor Richard Brown

Professor Richard Brown trained as a clinical psychologist in 1982 and since that time has worked as a clinician researcher, most of it into Parkinson’s disease. He is current a principle investigator at the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Mental Health Biomedical Research Centre and Dementia Unit at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Psychiatry King’s College London.

Dr Davide Martino

Dr Davide Martino is an internationally acknowledged Movement Disorders clinician with special expertise in the areas of Dystonia and Tourette syndrome. He is a Consultant Neurologist at King’s College Hospital and runs Movement Disorder specialist clinics at KCL Hospitals.

Professor Peter Jenner

Peter Jenner is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at King’s College London. He has researched extensively on the underlying causes of Parkinson’s disease, the treatment of motor symptoms and the avoidance of dyskinesia alongside potential ways forward in achieving neuroprotection.

Professor Kalyan B Bhattacharyya

Professor Bhattacharyya is an examiner for DM, Ph D, in various Universities in India & DNB for National Board of Examinations, Examiner, UPSC, Inspector, Medical Council of India. He is a founding member of Movement Disorders Society of India and Member Governing Council, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Society of India, and has more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals, national and international volumes.

Professor Daniel Weintraub

Dr. Weintraub is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, Psychiatrist at the Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Visiting Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. A board-certified geriatric psychiatrist, he conducts clinical research in the psychiatric and cognitive complications of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, and is author of approximately 200 journal articles, reviews, and book chapters.

Professor Anette Schrag

Dr. Anette Schrag is a Consultant Neurologist with expertise in movement disorders. She is Professor at UCL Institute of Neurology, London, and Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Free and the Luton and Dunstable Hospital Foundation Trusts. Her research focuses on clinical aspects of movement disorders, in particular the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease.

Professor Raymond L. Rosales

Raymond Lotilla Rosales is a Full Professor of the University of Sto. Tomas (UST), Manila. He obtained his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the same institution, then became an active medical staff of the University Hospital. He has a PhD in Neuroscience from Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan.

Professor Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis is an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Fellow who works as a Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sydney. He is the Clinical Director of the Ageing Brain Clinic and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Research Clinic at the Brain & Mind Research Institute and heads the NSW Movement Disorders Brain Donor program.  He has published over 130 peer review papers, 2 books and 3 book chapters and has attracted over $5 Million in funding from various sources including the NHMRC, ARC and Michael J Fox Foundation to support his research interests targeting quality of life in PD.

Professor Heinz Reichmann

Heinz Reichmann MD PhD graduated from the University of Freiburg, Germany in 1979. He is a member of numerous scientific societies including the German Neurological Society, the European Neurological Society, the American Academy of Neurology, the Royal Society of Medicine and the Movement Disorder Society. He is Past-President of the European Neurological Society and has helped to initiate the new European Academy of Neurology, starting from 2014.

Professor Lars Timmermann

Lars Timmermann graduated from Medical School University of Kiel in 1999. Since 2014, he has undertaken a W3-Research Professorship for “Movement Disorders” at the University of Cologne. His clinical and scientific interests include; Pathophysiology of Movement Disorders and Effectiveness of Deep Brain Stimulation; Magnetencephalography, intraoperative Microelectrode and Macroelectrode-recordings, and non-invasive 3D-ultrasound characterisation of Movements.

Professor Roongroj Bhidayasiri

Roongroj Bhidayasiri is a Professor of Neurology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. He is a member of the International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, the International Movement Disorder Society, and the Royal Society of Medicine, London amongst others. He has over 100 publications in MEDLINE-indexed journals, and is the and Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders and BMC Neurology.

Professor Chandrasekhara Padmakumar

Dr. Padmakumar trained in General Medicine & Geriatric Medicine from South Yorkshire & Humberside Post Graduate Deanery, UK. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, and a fellow of the Australasian College of Physicians. His special interest lies in Cognitive Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders and Enabling the PWP and the carer in the management of Parkinson’s Disease.

Professor Victor Fung

Dr. Fung is Clinical Associate Professor at Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney and Director of the Movement Disorders Unit and Co-Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Research Centre, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital. He has a clinical and research interest in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders, focussing on movement disorder neurophysiology as a tool to understand phenomenology and pathophysiology and clinical therapeutic trials.

Dr Nataliya Titova

Dr Nataliya Titova graduated from Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (Moscow, Russia) and obtained her PhD thesis on a controlled cross sectional and prospective study on clinical and neurophysiological evaluation of de novo PD patients. She is an active researcher in the field of Parkinson’s disease and related conditions and has a special interest in Parkinson’s pathophysiology, non motor symptoms, genetics and biomarkers. She has recently joined the editorial board of the NPJ. Parkinson’s Disease (Nature Partnership Journals) and is also coauthor in several papers on PD pathophysiology and is also an active member of the Movement Disorders Society PD non motor study group (trainee section).

Dr Vinod Metta

Dr Vinod Metta is a Consultant Interventional Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist. He trained at King’s College Hospital and conducted his higher specialist training in neurology and movement disorders at Imperial College London, University College London, and Queen Square Hospitals in London. He is a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN) and a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN). He was awarded his doctorate for research on the pathophysiology of, and treatment options for, disabling non-motor symptoms of fatigue and sleep in patients with Parkinson’s disease, in collaboration with King’s and Imperial College London. He was a recipient of the 2016 ABN Australasian Fellowship.

Prof Keyoumars Ashkan

Professor Ashkan is the Professor of Neurosurgery and the Academic Lead at King’s College Hospital.

He has extensive experience in neuromodulation including deep brain stimulation; he is the President of the British Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and the Chairman of the Neurosurgery Special Interest Group of the Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

He has published over 230 peer-reviewed articles and over 300 peer-reviewed abstracts.

Dr Kirsty Bannister

Dr Kirsty Bannister, Principal Investigator, King’s College London, investigates central mechanisms of pain modulation.

Her translational research group bridges pre-clinical and clinical domains with a focus on pain as a non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s Disease.

Centre of Excellence

King’s Health Partners is one of only two centres in the UK to receive the status of National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence for the treatment and research of Parkinson’s disease.

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