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Theme lead: Patrick Chinnery FMedSci

Patrick Chinnery FMedSci is a clinical neurologist with a sub-specialist interest in neurogenetics. A Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow in Clinical Science since 2003, he has been studying the molecular and biochemical basis of mitochondrial disorders for over two decades. Until recently he was Director of the Institute of Genetic Medicine and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Newcastle University. In 2015 he moved to the University of Cambridge as Professor of Neurology and Head of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences. His research laboratory is within the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit. He is an NIHR Senior Investigator (2010), was awarded the Foulkes Foundation Medal by the Academy of Medical Sciences (2011), and is a corresponding fellow of the American Neurological Association. He jointly chairs the NIHR Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration with John Bradley, and is Chair of the Medical Research Council Neurosciences and Mental Health Board. He has published over 500 papers on genetic neurological and mitochondrial disorders, including the first randomised controlled trial showing treatment effects in a mitochondrial disease.

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


Name Job title Email address
Professor Patrick Chinnery FMedSci Professor of Neurology, NIHR Senior Investigator, Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow 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 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
Professor Massimo Zeviani Director of the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit mdz21@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk