Senior Investigator Profile

First NamePatrick
Award StatusTerm 2
Current PostProfessor of Neurology and Head of Department
DepartmentClinical Neurosciences
Telephone01223 217091
InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge
NHS TrustCambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameEast of England
Primary Research FieldNeurosciences
Secondary Research FieldGenetics & Heredity
BiographyPatrick Chinnery FMedSci is a clinical neurologist with a sub-specialist interest in neurogenetics. A Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow in Clinical Science, 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, and is Deputy Chair of the MRC Neurosciences and Mental Health Board.

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