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Richard St. John Nicholas, PhD, MBBS FRCP

Neurology Consultant at Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust

Location: London United Kingdom

Professor Richard Nicholas is a clinical neurologist and neuro-ophthalmologist, leading the neuroinflammatory service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is a professor of practice at Imperial College London, honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL and an honorary professor at Swansea University. He is the clinical lead of the United Kingdom Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Register, an online clinical center registry with more than 20,000 subjects, and co-director of the UK Parkinson’s and MS Tissue Bank. He is also vice-chair of the National Institute of Clinical Excellence HTA committee. He qualified in medicine from St Bartholomew’s Hospital University of London and completed training in neurology in Cambridge and Liverpool in 2003, following his PhD at Cambridge University in 1999. He has developed and run phase 2 trials in repurposed treatments for MS and used the sparse data from registries to build a view of 50 years of MS.

Associated Grants

  • Using Detection of Apoptosing Retinal Cells to Predict Disease Activity in Parkinson’s Disease


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