Dr Mark Edwards is a Senior Lecturer at the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders at the UCL Institute of Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He graduated in medicine from the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s School of Medicine. He has a BSc in Psychology from the University of London. He did his PhD at the Institute of Neurology with Professor John Rothwell and Professor Kailash Bhatia.
His clinical and research interests are in movement disorders (Parkinson’s disease, atypical Parkinsonism, tremor, dystonia, myoclonus, tics and chorea). He runs specialist outpatient services for movement disorders and has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of dystonia, including focal hand dystonia affecting musicians. He also has a special interest in functional movement disorders and other functional neurological disorders and has a specific clinical service for such patients.