Lead Complex Disease Cohort Integration

Huw Morris, FRCP, PhD

University College London | United Kingdom

Huw is a professor of clinical neuroscience at UCL Institute of Neurology and honorary consultant neurologist at the Royal Free Hospital and the National Hospital, Queen Square. From 2003-2013, he was senior lecturer and then professor in neurology and neurogenetics at Cardiff University, the Royal Gwent Hospital, and the University Hospital of Wales. He received clinical and research training at the National Hospital Queen Square, the Mayo Clinic, and the Western Pacific island of Guam. His main interests are neurogenetics, movement disorders, and dementia. Huw is leading a UK-wide research network in PSP and Cortico-basal degeneration (PROSPECT) and a UK-wide research project in genetic Parkinson’s (Parkinson’s families project). He also studies genetic determinants of progression and variation in Parkinsonian disorders to define new treatments.