Dr Alasdair Parker

Dr Alasdair Parker trained in paediatric neurology in London and is now a consultant paediatric neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, where he led the East of England Paediatric Neurology Service 2003-12.

He has launched/led regional video-telemetry, movement disorder, neuromuscular, acute brain injury, ketogenic diet, vagal nerve stimulation and neuro-immunology services. He continues to have a great interest in the epilepsies, tuberous sclerosis, microcephaly, movement disorders and efficient investigation of children presenting with neurological disorders. His main research interests include the identification of genetic disorders in children with neurological disease, microcephaly, and the intractable epilepsies. He holds an associate lectureship at the University of Cambridge, leading in the training of under-graduates, junior and senior doctors within paediatric neurology. He was inaugural Chair of the BPNA education committee and National Training Advisor in Paediatric Neurology 2013-17.