Medical Advisors

Professor Azzouz

Chair of Translational Neuroscience, ERC Advanced Investigator, Director of Research and Innovation - University of Sheffield Department of Neuroscience.
Professor Azzouz has a long standing interest in developing gene therapy approaches for neurodegenerative diseases His research focuses on new therapeutic strategies for monogenic neuromuscular disorders and other motor neuron diseases.

Professor John Fink

Professor in the Department of Neurology and Director of Neurogentic Disorders Program at the University of Michigan.
Professor Fink is committed to finding the causes and developing treatments for Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias. John is the one of the world leaders in HSP.

Dr Craig Blackstone

Senior Investigator, Cell biology section at the National Institute of Neurological disorders and strokes.
Dr Blackstone's laboratory investigates the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hereditary movement disorders. Craig is one of the most prominent HSP researchers in the world.

Dr Evan Reid

Medical Genetics and Principal Investigator, Cambridge Institute of medical research - Dr Reid's Lab studies are focusing on understanding the molecular pathology of the hereditary Spastic Paraplegias.

Professor Henry Houlden

Professor of Neurology, Faculty of Brain sciences, National Hospital of Neurology, Queens Square, London
Professor Houlden runs a research group that are interested in ALL Neurogenetics. Seeing Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia patients is a main interest to Henry.