The Parkinson's Appeal for Deep Brain Stimulation

THE FUNCTIONAL NEUROSURGERY UNIT (FNU)

The Functional Neurosurgery Unit at the Institute of Neurology/National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery is a highly specialised multi-disciplined team which includes three of the worlds leading experts dedicated to the use and research of Deep Brain Stimulation for the neurosurgical treatment of movement disorders.

Current Staff
Professor Marwan Hariz, MD, PhD (Simon Sainsbury Chair of Functional Neurosurgery), appointed in 2002

Professor Patricia Limousin, MD, PhD (Professor of clinical Neurology), appointed Professor in July 2013

Professor Marjan Jahanshahi, PhD (Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology), appointed in January 1988

Mr Ludvic Zrinzo, MD PhD (Senior Lecturer & Consultant Neurosurgeon), appointed in May 2007

Mr Harith Akram, FRCS (Neuro.Surg) (Specialty Registrar in Neurosurgery &Clinical research fellow in functional neurosurgery), appointed in August 2012

Mr Johnathan Hyam, FRCS (Neuro.Surg) (Specialty Registrar in Neurosurgery & Clinical research fellow in functional neurosurgery), appointed in August 2012

Dr Thomas Foltynie, PhD (Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant neurologist), appointed May 2008

Dr Rania Kalliolia MD, Neurologist, Clinical Research Fellow to Professor Limousin, appointed November 2012

Dr André ZACHARIA, MD, Neurologist, (Honorary clinical assistant to Prof Limousin), appointed in January 2013

Mr Joshua Kahan, BSc (MB PhD student, Research fellow to Dr Thomas Foltynie), appointed January in 2012

Dr Dilan Athauda MBBS BSc MRCP (Specialist Registrar & Clinical Research Fellow to Dr Foltynie), appointed in January 2014

Dr Zinovia-Maria Kefalopoulou, MD, PhD (Clinical Research Fellow to Dr Tom Foltynie) appointed 01 July 2011

Dr Elina Tripoliti, PhD (Speech Therapist), appointed in September 2001

Dr Tim Grover, BSC MRCSLT (Speech Therapist), appointed in November 2013

Dr James Gratwicke
MA(Oxon) BMBCh MRCP (Neurology Registrar & Clinical Research Fellow to Dr. Thomas Foltynie)

Mr Joseph Candelario, RGN BSc, (Movement Disorder Specialist Nurse), appointed in December 2007

Ms Catherine Milabo, RGN BSc, (Movement Disorder Specialist Nurse), appointed in September 2012

Ms Linda Taib (PA to Professor Hariz and Secretary to the Unit), appointed in December 2007

Ms Debbie Phillips (PA and secretary to Drs Foltynie, Limousin and Zrinzo), appointed in January 2012

Mrs Sivagini Puvichandran (secretary to Drs Foltynie, Limousin and Zrinzo), appointed in January 2012

 

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