Kailash Bhatia

Kailash Bhatia, MD, DM, FRCP
United Kingdom

Prof. Kailash Bhatia is a Professor of Clinical Neurology in the Sobell Department of Movement Neuroscience at the Institute of Neurology, UCL, Queen Square, London and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the affiliated National Hospital for Neurology, Queen Square, London.

Prof. Bhatia obtained his basic medical degree and neurology training in Mumbai India and further training in neurogenetics and movement disorders with the late Professor’s Anita Harding and David Marsden. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and corresponding Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and American Neurological Association. 

Prof. Bhatia has over 500 publications including 380 peer reviewed papers. He is the current Associate Editor of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society’s Movement Disorders - Clinical Practice Journal and is on the referee panel of 8 neurology journals including Brain, Annals of Neurology and Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. He is a grant reviewer for Telethon, Inserm France, UK PD society and a medical advisor to the UK Dystonia Society.  He is the current chairman of the Movement Disorders subcommittee of the European Neurological Society and member of European Federation of Neurological Societies Education Committee and has served on various committees of The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

His main research interest is in Movement Disorders, merging clinical, electrophysiological, and genetic methods to study the pathophysiology of conditions like dystonia and Parkinson’s disease.

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