Members

The UK MND CSG currently has 38 members including:

 

Professor Ammar Al Chalabi

Professor of Neurology and Complex Disease at King’s College London. Director of the MND Care and Research Centre at King’s College London.

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Dr Idris Baker

Consultant in palliative medicine in Swansea.

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Professor Siddarthran Chandran

Professor of Neurology and the Director of Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, the Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research and also Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.
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Dr Suresh Kumar Chhetri

Consultant Neurologist at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Dr Richard Davenport

Consultant Neurologist, Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh (appointed 1999)

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Brian Dickie

Brian Dickie graduated in 1991 with a Ph.D in Neuropharmacology from the University of Wales College of Medicine.

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Nicola Drewry

I have been diagnosed with MND since March 2016.  I am receiving some very professional assistance and care.

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Dr John Ealing

Consultant Neurologist at the Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre based at Salford Royal in October 2005.

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Dr Christina Faull

Consultant in Palliative Medicine at LOROS, the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice and the University Hospitals of Leicester.

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Dr George Gorrie

Consultant Neurologist at the Institute of Neurosciences in Glasgow.

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Dr Hisham Hamdalla

Consultant Neurologist at Salford Royal Foundation Trust.

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Dr Oliver Hanemann

Director Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine, PU Peninsula Medical School.  Honorary Neurology consultant Plymouth Hopsital NHS Trust.

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Professor P. Nigel Leigh

Professor of Neurology at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton UK and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust.

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Dr Andrea Malaspina

Reader in Clinical Neurology and Consultant Neurologist with research interests in neuromuscular and motor cell disorders.

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Professor Christopher McDermott (Chair)

Professor of Translational Neurology at SITraN and a Consultant Neurologist at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust.
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Dr Andria Merrison

 Director of the Bristol MND Centre.

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Lisa Milella

I have a science background and since diagnosis in Aug 2013 I have tried to stay up to date with ALS research worldwide.

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Professor Karen Morrison

Associate Dean for Education and Student Experience, and Director of Education, Professor of Neurology in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton. She is also an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at University Hospital Southampton, where she runs MND clinics in the Wessex Neurology Centre.

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Dr Ian Morrison

Consultant Neurologist at Ninewells Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

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Professor Mary O'Brien

Professor of Palliative and Supportive Care.

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Dr Richard Orrell

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, UCL Institute of Neurology, London.

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Dr Ashwin Pinto

Postgraduate Research Fellow at Neurosciences Group, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford University.

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Dr Aleksandar Radunovic

Consultant Neurologist at the Barts and the Royal London Hospital and at the Queen’s Hospital Romford.

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Dr Muhammad Rafiq

Consultant Neurologist at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust, where he is also the MND Centre Co-Director.
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Dr Rhys Roberts

Consultant Neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. Director of the Cambridge MND Care Centre

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Professor Dame Pam Shaw

Professor of Neurology and Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health at the University of Sheffield and Founding Director of the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN).

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Professor Kevin Talbot

Professor of Motor Neuron Biology, Head of the Division of Clinical Neurology in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford and Co-director for the Oxford MND Care and Research Centre.

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Professor Martin Turner

Consultant Neurologist and Co-Director of the Oxford MND Care & Research Centre at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

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Janine Vince

My husband had the familial form of MND and died in January 1993.  Since then I have been involved with the MND Association at branch level and also spent 7 years as a Trustee.

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Dr Tim Williams

Consultant neurologist at the Regional Neurosciences Centre in Newcastle and director of the Newcastle MND Care and Research Centre.

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Dr Adrian Wills

Consultant Neurologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and is the director for the Nottingham MND Care Centre.

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Professor Carolyn Young (Deputy Chair)

Consultant at the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust and Care Centre director.

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Stacy Young (Coordinator)

Clinical Research Manager for Neurodegenerative Disease studies.

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How to join

We always welcome new members so if you would like to find out more please email info.ukmndcsg@gmail.com

Membership

Members are invited to attend monthly teleconferences and an annual face to face event. Information on monthly meetings and activity is sent via email. All members are regularly informed about current research activity and performance, funding opportunities and new research projects (commercial and non-commercial) which they can become involved in.