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UPDATE: We are delighted to announce that EPSRC have funded our CDT for five more years under the new name EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Integrated Imaging in Healthcare (i4health).

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Prof Simon Mead

UCL Institute of Neurology

Institute of Neurology

Queen Square



Tel: 0207 676 2164

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After medical training at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and a PhD in the genetics of prion diseases at Imperial College London, Simon Mead is now a consultant neurologist and Clinical Lead of the UK National Prion Clinic based at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. His clinical interests include cognitive disorders, particularly the prion diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Also working at the UK Medical Research Council’s Prion Unit, his research interests include clinical trial-like studies involving prion disease patients, the discovery of genetic factors that cause or influence prion disease and the development of treatments for prion disease based on antibodies.

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