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Professor Patrick Chinnery, NIHR Cambridge BRC Theme Lead for Neuroscience


Theme lead: Professor Patrick Chinnery FMedSci

Patrick Chinnery FMedSci is Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge and clinical neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. A Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, his research lab is based in the Medical Research Council (MRC) Mitochondrial Biology Unit. He is known for his expertise in rare inherited diseases that affect the nervous system. His lab has been studying the genetic basis of mitochondrial disorders for over two decades, harnessing the power of whole genome sequencing and developing new treatments. He jointly chairs the NIHR BioResource for Translational Research in Common and Rare diseases, and is Clinical Director of the Medical Research Council.

Theme lead contact details: pfc25@cam.ac.uk


Name Job title Email address
Professor Patrick Chinnery FMedSci Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge and clinical neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital pfc25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Professor Roger Barker Theme lead for ‘Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disorders’ rab46@cam.ac.uk
Professor Edward Bullmore Theme lead for ‘Mental Health’ etb23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Professor Michael Coleman Van Geest Professor of Neuroscience mc469@cam.ac.uk
Professor Alasdair Coles Professor of Neuroimmunology ajc1020@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Professor Robin Franklin Professor of Stem Cell Medicine at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute rjf1000@cam.ac.uk
Professor Peter Hutchinson NIHR Research Professor pjah2@cam.ac.uk
Dr Joanne Jones Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow jls53@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Professor Hugh Markus NIH Senior Investigator, Professor of Stroke Medicine hsm32@cam.ac.uk
Professor David Menon NIH Senior Investigator dkm13@cam.ac.uk
Dr Evan Reid Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow ealr5@cam.ac.uk
Dr Stefano Pluchino European Research Council Investigator spp24@cam.ac.uk
Professor David Rowitch Professor of Paediatrics dhr25@cam.ac.uk
Professor Stephen Sawcer Professor of Neurological Genetics sjs1016@cam.ac.uk
Dr Rita Horvath Director of Research (Clinical) rh732@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Dr Jelle van den Ameele Wellcome Clinical Research Career Development Fellow jv361@cam.ac.uk