K Ray Chaudhuri

K Ray Chaudhuri is a Professor in Neurology/Movement Disorders, a Consultant Neurologist at King’s College Hospital and Kings College, London, an Academic Health Sciences Centre, and also principal investigator at the MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration Research at King’s College, London. He is the Medical Director of the National Parkinson Foundation International Centre of Excellence at Kings College, London. He sits on the Nervous Systems Committee of the UK Department of Health, National Institute of Health Research, and serves as co-chairman of the appointments/liaison committee of the Movement Disorders Society of which he is a member of the Scientific Programme Committee (2013–2015). He is the Chairman of the newly formed Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Non-motor Study group. He is alsoa member of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) organisational committee, the task force of the practice parameter group for restless legs syndrome (RLS) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) and, more recently, non-motor symptoms of PD, American Academy Neurology. Dr Chaudhuri is the European Editor of Basal Ganglia and is on the editorial board of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. He also represents UK research and development in the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) as well as at a local level for the London South Clinical Research Network (CLRN) neurosciences. He serves in the clinical advisory group of Parkinson’s UK and is an advisor to the European Parkinson’s Disease Association. Dr Ray Chaudhuri is the author of 265 papers including reviews, book chapters, co-editor of four books on PD and RLS, and over 300 published peer-reviewed abstracts. He is the chief editor of the first comprehensive textbook on non-motor aspects of Parkinson’s, published by Oxford University Press, and the recipient of a British Medical Association book commendation prize. He has frequently contributed to educational radio and television interviews, including BBC and CNN, newspaper articles and videos. Dr Ray Chaudhuri has also lectured extensively on PD and restless legs syndrome at international meetings in the US, Japan, continental Europe, South America, South Africa, India and Australia.

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