Meet the team

Dr Olivia Geraghty

has a specialist interest in transient ischaemic attacks (TIA) and stroke and has a PhD in vascular neurology from the University of Oxford. She has worked in a number of specialist centres for stroke in Dublin, Oxford and London.

Dr Omar Malik

is a world leader in the management of multiple sclerosis (MS), with interests in general neurology and inflammatory disorders of the peripheral and central nervous system.

Dr Pankaj Sharma

is a professor of neurology and consultant neurologist at Imperial College NHS Trust. He was formally the head of acute stroke services at Hammersmith Hospital’s Acute Stroke Unit and director of the Imperial College Cerebrovascular Research Unit and now leads the Institute of Cardiovascular Research at Royal Holloway college, University of London

Dr Richard Perry

is the clinical lead for neurorehabilitation and the Acquired Brain Injury Unit. He specialises in memory disorders and the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. He is also a member of a new centre for the investigation and management of cognitive disorders.

Dr Paul Bentley

is a clinical academic within the division of brain sciences, specialising in neurology and stroke. His research interests include neuroimaging and cognition, including functional recovery post-stroke, pharmacology and stem cells.

Dr Richard Nicholas

is the director of the MS Clinical Trials Unit and part of the MS research team. He has led trials into drugs that slow the progression of MS. He is also part of the thrombolysis team and specialises in inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system.

Dr Marius Venter

is a member of The European Stroke Organisation, The Royal Society of Medicine, The Royal College of Physicians and The Health Professions Council of South Africa. He is currently undertaking several large international stroke trials to provide his patients with the latest advances in stroke medicine.

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