Prof. Sarah Tabrizi University College London, UK

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Professor Sarah Tabrizi is Professor of Clinical Neurology at UCL Institute of Neurology, and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. In addition to bench science that focuses on cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration, Sarah also leads a large translational research programme in Huntington’s disease working... read moretowards finding treatments for this disease. Sarah is PI of TRACK-HD, a major international research initiative aimed at understanding the neurobiology of the neurodegenerative changes in premanifest and early stage HD gene carriers, which is essential for the development of disease-modifying therapies to treat this disorder. She also first described the role of the immune system as a modifier of Huntington’s disease pathogenesis, and has an ongoing research interest in this area.