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Prof Roger Barker

My title: Principal Investigator

My Bio: Roger Barker trained in medicine at Oxford University and then St Thomas' Medical School in London. Having completed general medical training he moved to Cambridge in 1991 to undertake a PhD on neural grafting with James Fawcett and Steve Dunnett. He then trained in Neurology at Cambridge and the National Hospital Queen Square in London before returning to Cambridge and the Brain Repair Centre with an MRC Clinician scientist fellowship to work on neural xenografts. He became the Lecturer in Neurology in 2000 and subsequently a Reader and now Professor of Clinical Neuroscience. 

His research group work on clinical aspects of Parkinson's and Huntington's Disease as well as new therapeutic strategies to treat these disorders. He is an active neurologist and runs the regional HD clinic and also sees patients with a range of neurological disorders including PD. He is Co-Editor in Chief of the ACNR and the Journal of Neurology. He currently sits on the Editorial board of several other journals and is chair of the ERC Advanced grants committee in Neural sciences and a member of the RAP of Cure-PD. He has published several books and over 250 papers.

My email:  rab46@cam.ac.uk