Reta Lila Weston Institute

Dr Helen Ling

Dr Helen Ling, PhD, BMedSc, BMBS, MSc, FRCP(T), MRCP(UK)
Clinical Research Fellow

Dr Helen Ling

Dr Helen Ling graduated from University of Nottingham in 2000. After obtaining her full registration with the General Medical Council UK, she moved to work in Thailand in 2002. In 2007, she completed her training in neurology and obtained the Thai National Board of Neurology. In the following year, she completed a one-year postgraduate training in movement disorders and a Master's degree in Medical Science in University of Chulalongkorn, Bangkok. In the same year, she was granted the Thailand Research Fund for Young Researcher. She received a bronze medal for her case presentation at the video Olympics event at the 12th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Chicago. In 2014, she received her PhD at University College London.

In 2008, Dr Ling joined the RLWI and is undertaking a clinical research fellowship in movement disorders. In 2009, she was awarded the prestigious Junior Award for Excellence in Clinical Research by the Movement Disorder Society and presented her research work in corticobasal degeneration (CBD) at the 13th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Paris. In 2010, her clinicopathological work on CBD was published in Brain, highlighting the diagnostic difficulties of this condition and its different clinical features. In 2011, Dr Ling has been awarded a one-year research grant from the PSP Association. Her main research interests include clinical and pathological features of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), CBD and post-encephalitic parkinsonism. Dr Ling is an investigator for a drug trial in PSP and is also involved in teaching for the MSc neuroscience course at Queen’s Square, London.

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Tel:   +44-20-7679 4025 (Internal: 24025)
Fax:   +44-20-7278 4993
Email: h.ling[at]

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