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Expert in Neurodegeneration, Prion Disease, Biochemistry of Proteins in Brain Diseases, Synuclein, Parkinson's

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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Extensive research experience, government advisor, expert witness (prion diseases).

Distinguished researcher in the area of metal interactions with proteins.

Identified the prion protein as a copper binding protein.

Identified the function of alpha-synuclein (Parkinson's disease).

University Professor teaching neuroscience and biochemistry.

Editor for many science journals.


bovine spongiform encephalopathy




Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease


metal-ligand interaction


neurodegenerative disease


Parkinson disease




prion disease






titration calorimetry

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1990   Ph.D   Neuroscience   University of Sydney  
1988   MSc   Neuroscience   University of Sydney  
1986   BSc   Biochemistry   University of Sydney  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2005 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Biology and Biochemistry




Publications and Patents Summary

Over 175 peer reviewed scientific publications in journals including Nature

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2004 to 2008   SEAC   Advisor   Supplied advice as part of a committee on issue to do with BSE, CJD and other prion diseases for risk management.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Several experiences as expert witness in coroner hearings
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Was resident in Germany for four years. Good understanding but no longer fluent

Additional Skills and Services:

Professor lecturing at university level on biochemistry and neuroscience.

Frequent scientific conference presentation on research work from his own lab.

Public speaker to many lay audiences.


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