UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Senior Academic, Research and Teaching Fellow promotions announced for 2017-18

12 July 2018

Huge congratulations to the UCL Institute of Neurology staff who have been awarded a promotion in this year's promotions round.

Every year, UCL recognises and rewards the outstanding achievements of non-professorial academic staff through an annual promotions cycle. Promotions are awarded to staff showing exceptional talent and commitment to UCL's mission.

We now have four new professors, one new professorial research fellow, and four new principal research fellows. The success of our staff represents the huge amount of talent they share and their commitment to furthering the field of brain sciences. 

The promotions are effective from 1st October 2018.


  • Professor David Choi, Professor of Neurosurgery                   
  • Professor Jeremy Chataway, Professor of Neurology
  • Professor James Kilner, Professor of Human Motor Neuroscience
  • Professor Ludvic Zrinzo,  Professor of Functional Neurosurgery

Professorial Research fellows

  • Dr Volynski Kirill       
  • Dr Antonella Spinazzola

Principal Research Fellows  

  • Dr Rickie Patani

  • Dr Pietro Fratta

  • Dr Sonia Gandhi

  • Dr David Cash

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