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An expert Scientific Advisory Panel provides The Society with expert professional resources.
Members of the panel include highly regarded experts from neurological, neuropsychological, neuropsychiatric, neuro-immunological, paediatric, therapeutic and other relevant fields.
The panel meets annually to exchange information and progress research initiatives. Members also assist with enquiries of a clinical nature.
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Omar K. Siddiqi MD MPH, Director - Global Neurology Program, Division of Neuro-Immunology, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Visiting Lecturer, University of Zambia School of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center, USA
Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist,
Director of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology,
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Chief Executive, Encephalitis Society;
Honorary Fellow, University of Liverpool
Neuropsychology Services Limited
Neuroepidemiologist, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Clinical Neuropsychologist and Lecturer
Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow
Wolfson Neuro Rehabilitation Centre, St George’s Hospital
Wellcome clinical career development fellow
Senior clinical lecturer/honorary consultant in infectious diseases
Institute of Infection and Global Health
University of Liverpool
Neuroimmunology Research Unit, IRCCS Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
Neurology Specialist at Department of Neurology, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Accredited Paediatric Allergist,
Department of Child Health,
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist,
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust;
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Associate member of the Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool
Cromwell Hospital, London
NIHR Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London
Emeritus Professor of Neuroimmunology,
University of Oxford;
Emeritus Fellow of Somerville College
Professor, John Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director, Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Centre, USA
Reader and MRC Clinician Scientist,
NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections;
Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust;
Heisenberg Professor for Cognitive Neurology, Charité Berlin, Dept. of Neurology & Berlin School of Mind and Brain at Humboldt Universität
Neuroimmunology, Inst. of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Neurology Kiel University, Kiel, Germany
Honorary Professor and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow
Professor of Autoimmune Neurology
Head, Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Group
Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Director, The Pandemic Institute, Liverpool; Vice President (International), Academy of Medical Sciences; Director, NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections; Chair, Neurological Science, University of Liverpool; Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust.