Prof. Tom Warner University College London, UK1 Talk
Professor Thomas Warner graduated from the University of Oxford in 1984 with a BA in physiological sciences. He qualified as a Medical Practitioner in 1987 and his clinical education was at the University of Oxford School of Medicine. He was appointed as the first Lecturer in Neurogenetics at the Institute... read moreof Neurology and obtained his PhD at the University of London. He was later appointed Senior Lecturer in Clinical Neurology and Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Free Hospital and Honorary Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) and UCL Institute of Neurology. In 2002 he was promoted to Reader in Clinical Neuroscience at the Royal Free and University College London. In 2011 he was promoted to Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at UCL Institute of Neurology and a year later he became Director of the Reta Lila Weston Institute at UCL Institute of Neurology and Clinical Director of the Queen Square Brain Bank. Professor Warner is a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN) and the Movement Disorders Society and Medical Advisor to the UK charity “Dystonia Society”. He serves on the Scientific advisory committee and membership committee for the Movement Disorders Society and Teaching and Education committee for the ABN. He is on the management committee for the EU COST funded project on dystonia syndromes. He has served on the editorial board for the Movement Disorders Journal and as associate editor for the European Journal of Neurology. His major research interests are into the cellular pathogenesis of hereditary movement disorders including dystonia and parkinsonism as well as clinical studies in Huntington’s disease and experimental therapeutic trials in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.