Professor Nicholas Wood appointed as neuroscience programme director for UCLH NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)
17 December 2012
Professor Wood holds the Galton
Chair in Genetics at UCL and has
been a Professor at the Institute of Neurology since 2001. His group
have made major contributions to our understanding of the genetic basis
of neurological disease.
Professor Wood is very excited at the prospect of helping the NIHR BRC deliver its ambitious programme of experimental Medicine and in particular the opportunities it presents to the Institute of Neurology.
"It seems important to me that in translating medical discoveries that we address fundamental issues based on the biology of neurological disease, and use the human disease as the model system to be studied" said Professor wood.
Details of the BRC overarching experimental medicine strategy and the specific neuroscience strategy can be found here.