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Below is information relating to the following staff groups:


Professors

Name
Title
Areas of interest
Prof. Michael Hanna Professor in Clinical Neurology

Mitochondrial disease

Muscle channelopathies

Myotonic dystrophy

Inflammatory muscle diseases

Glycogen storage diseases

Prof. Mary Reilly Professor of Neurology

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Inherited peripheral neuropathies

Prof. Francesco Muntoni Chair of Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Neurology (ICH)
Prof. Elizabeth Fisher Professor of Neurogenetics
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Prof. Linda Greensmith Professor of Neuroscience
Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders
Prof. Jenny Morgan Professor of Cell Biology ICH Developmental Neurosciences Programme
Prof. Tarek Yousry
Professor of Neuroradiology Peripheral Nerve
Prof. Dimitri Michael Kullmann
Professor of Neurology 

Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy

Neuromuscular Junction diseases

Prof. Martin Koltzenburg
Consultant Neurologist 
Peripheral Nerve
Prof. Sebastian Brandner 
Consultant Neurologist  

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Prof. Perry Elliott
Consultant Cardiologist
Myotonic dystrophy
Prof. Simon Heales
Professor of Clinical Chemistry 
provides diagnostic service for Glycogen storage diseases


Doctors

Name
Title
Areas of interest
Dr. Robin Howard Consultant Neurologist

Motor Neurone Disease

Neuromuscular Junction diseases

Dr. Katie Sidle 
Consultant Neurologist (MND)
Motor Neurone Disease
Dr. Richard Orrell
Consultant Neurologist  Motor Neurone Disease
Dr. Pietro Fratta
Senior Clinical Research Associate Motor Neurone Disease
Dr. Gordon Plant
Consultant Neurologist

Motor Neurone Disease

Neuromuscular Junction diseases

Dr. Nick Hirsch
Consultant Neuroanaesthetist and Clinical Lead Neuromedical Intensive Care Unit

Neuromuscular Junction diseases

Myotonic dystrophy

Dr. Jennifer Spillane
Clinical Research Fellow
Neuromuscular Junction diseases
Dr. Julian Blake
Consultant Neurophysiologist 

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Dr. Hadi Manji
Consultant Neurologist (infectious, mechanical and drug induced neuropathies)

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Dr. Mike Lunn
Consultant Neurologist

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Dr. Matilda Laura 
Consultant Neurologist 

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Inherited peripheral neuropathies

Dr. Shirley D'Sa
Haematologist
Peripheral Nerve
Dr. Rahul Phadke Consultant Neurologist (neuropathology)

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Dr. Aisling Carr
Locum Consultant
Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies
Dr. Ros Quinlivan
Consultant Neurologist  Mitochondrial disease
Dr. Jasper Morrow
Consultant Neurologist 
Muscle 
Dr. Tracey Graves
Consultant Neurologist  Mitochondrial disease
Dr. Enrico Bugiardini Clinical Research Fellow
Mitochondrial disease
Dr. Olivia Poole
Clinical Research Fellow Mitochondrial disease
Dr. Emma Matthews 
Consultant Neurologist 
Muscle channelopathies
Dr. Karen Suetterlin 
Clinical Research Fellow 
Muscle channelopathies
Dr. Doreen Fialho 
Consultant Neurophysiologist
Muscle channelopathies
Dr. Chris Turner
Consultant Neurologist
Myotonic dystrophy
Dr. Jeremy Radcliffe
Consultant Anaesthetist Myotonic dystrophy
Dr. Antonis Pantazis Consultant Cardiologist Myotonic dystrophy
Dr. Matt Parton
Consultant Neurologist
Inflammatory muscle diseases
Dr. Pedro Machado 
Consultant Neurologist 
Inflammatory muscle diseases 
 Dr. Renata Scalco
 Clinical Research Fellow
Glycogen storage diseases
Dr. Jatin Pattni
Psychologist 
Glycogen storage diseases
Dr. Richard Godfrey
Sports Scientist
Glycogen storage diseases 
Dr. Janice Holton
Consultant Neuropathologist 
Glycogen storage diseases


Nurses

Name
Title
Areas of interest 
Imelda Foley
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Neuromuscular Junction diseases
Karen Bull
Clinical Nurse Specialist Myasthenia Gravis

Albert Onde

Clinical Nurse Specialist
 Peripheral Neuropathies

Laura Compton

 Clinical Nurse Specialist
 IVIG Immunosupression
Mariola Skorupinska Research Nurse
Inherited peripheral neuropathies
Natalie James
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Mitochondrial disease

Muscle channelopathies

Susan MacDonald Clinical Nurse Specialist

Myotonic dystrophy

Inflammatory muscle diseases

Iwona Skorupinska 
Research Nurse 
Inflammatory muscle diseases 
tba
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Glycogen storage diseases


Physiotherapists/Dieticians 

Name
Title
Areas of interest 
Dr. Gita Ramdharry Senior Specialist Physiotherapist

Peripheral Nerve

Inflammatory peripheral neuropathies

Inherited peripheral neuropathies

Sarah Holmes
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Mitochondrial disease

Muscle channelopathies

Charlotte Ellerton 
Dietician 
Glycogen storage diseases 
Tiziana Midolo
Dietician  
Glycogen storage diseases
Rachel Carruthers
Dietician
Glycogen storage diseases
Sherryl Chatfield 
Physiotherapist
Glycogen storage diseases

Administrators

Kira Baden
Neuromuscular Manager
kira.baden@nhs.net

 Hannah Samsonraj

 Highly Specialised Service Manager (part-time)  hannah.samsonraj@nhs.net

Nadia Riley

Highly Specialised Service Manager
 nadia.riley2@nhs.net
Christine Oldfield 
Centre Senior Administrator (full-time) 
 christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk
 Zoë Scott Centre Senior Administrator (part-time)
 z.scott@ucl.ac.uk
Jacky Bauer
Academic PA to Mary Reilly
 j.bauer@ucl.ac.uk
 Sonia Da Mota Gomes
 NMCCC Coordinator
 sonia.damotagomes@nhs.net