Clinics and specialist interests
General Neurology, Myasthenia Gravis, Muscle Disorders.
Main hospital affiliation
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (Queen’s Medical Centre).
University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Research (Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and peripheral nerve hyperexcitability) University of Oxford (1996-1998); Specialist Registrar training Yorkshire Deanery and Northern Deanery (Newcastle upon Tyne) (1998-2003).
Consultant Neurologist, Nottingham University Hospitals (Queen’s Medical Centre), 2003. Honorary Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Nottingham, 2011. Deputy Chair, regional East Midlands IVIg panel. University of Nottingham Ethics Committee. Myasthenia Interest Group, Association of British Neurologists. Neuro-oncology Specialist Interest Group, Association of British Neurologists.
Association of British Neurologists, British Medical Association, British Myology Society, British Neuro-oncology Society, International League against Epilepsy.
Late onset Myasthenia Gravis (collaborators Saiju Jacob, Birmingham, Angela Vincent, University of Oxford); Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and Paraneoplastic disorders (collaborators Bethan Lang, University of Oxford and Jan Verschuuren, Leiden University); Glioma biomarkers (collaborators Caroline Chapman, David Walker, Nottingham University; Jeremy Rees, UCL; Robin Grant, Edinburgh). BNSU (ABN) for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).
Funding (from 2006):Nottingham University Hospital Special Trustees; Derby Hospitals Research Grants; Royal College of Physicians Myre Sim Grant; BMedSci Bursary Prize Award Association of British Neurologists; Myasthenia Gravis Association John Newsom-Davis PhD Clinical Research Fellowship; Diabetes UK; European Neurological Society Fellowship; Peel Medical Research Trust; Stanhope Trust, Derby Hospitals; Myaware PhD Clinical Research Fellowship; Muscular Dystrophy Campaign (PhD Clinical Research Fellowship to Dr Saam Sedehizadeh); Rose Trees Trust; Mason Medical Research Foundation; Nottingham University Hospitals Charity.
Sue Smith (secretary) 0115 9249924 extension 66281