Prof Tamas Revesz

Prof Tamas ReveszTel: 020 3448 4391
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National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Neuropathology, Pathology

Professional background

  • Professor of Neuropathology - 2004
  • Reader in Neuropathology - 2001 - 2004
  • Honorary Consultant Neuropathologist - 1991
  • Director, Queen Square Brain Bank for Neurological Disorders, UCL Institute of Neurology

Research interests

Neurodegenerative diseases


  1. Schott JM, Reiniger L, Thom M, Holton JL, Grieve J, Brandner S, Warren JD, Revesz T: Brain biopsy in dementia: clinical indications and diagnostic approach. Acta Neuropathol 120: 327-341, 2010
  2. Lashley T, Holton, Gray E, Kirkham K, O’Sullivan SS, Hilbig A, Wood NW, Lees AJ, Revesz T. Cortical -synuclein load is associated with amyloid-β plaque burden in a subset of Parkinson’s disease patients. Acta Neuropathologica 115:417-25, 2008.
  3. Brundin P, Li JY, Holton JL, Lindvall O, Revesz, T. Research in motion: the enigma of Parkinson's disease pathology spread. Nat Rev Neurosci 9: 741-745, 2008.
  4. Li J.-Y, Englund E, Holton JL, Soulet D, Hagell P, Lees AJ, Lashley T, Quinn NP, Rehncrona S, Björklund A, Widner H, Revesz T, Lindvall O, Brundin P. Lewy bodies in grafted neurons in subjects with Parkinson’s disease suggest host-to-graft disease propagation. Nat Med 14: 501-503, 2008.
  5. Williams DR, Holton JL, Strand C, Pittman A, de Silva R, Lees J, Revesz T. Pathological tau burden and distribution distinguishes progressive supranuclear palsy-parkinsonism from Richardson’s syndrome. Brain 130: 1566-76, 2007.
  6. Gandhi S, Muqit MMK, Stanyer L, Healy DG, Abou-Sleiman PM, Hargreaves I, Heales S, Ganguly M, Parsons L, Lees AJ, Latchman DS, Holton JL, Wood NW, Revesz T. PINK1 protein in normal human brain and Parkinson’s disease. Brain 129:1720-31, 2006.
  7. Josephs KA, Holton JL, Rossor MN, Brændgaard H, Ozawa T, Fox N, Petersen RC, Moore GRW; Pearl GS, Ganguly M, Laursen H, Parisi JE, Waldemar G, Quinn NP, Dickson DW, Revesz T. Neurofilament inclusion body disease.  A new proteinopathy? Brain 126:2291-2303, 2003.
  8. Holton JL, Ghiso J, Lashley T, Rostagno A, Guerin CJ, Gibb G, Houlden H, Ayling H, Martinian L, Anderton BH, Wood NW, Vidal R, Plant G, Frangione B, Revesz T. Regional distribution of amyloid Bri deposition and its association with neurofibrillary degeneration in familial British dementia. Am J Pathol 158: 515-526, 2001.
  9. Vidal R, Revesz T, Rostagno A, Kim E, Holton JL, Bek  T, Braendgaard H, Plant G, Ghiso J Frangione B. A decamer duplication in the 3' region of the BRI gene originates an amyloid peptide that is associated with dementia in a Danish kindred. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 97:4920-4925, 2000.
  10. Vidal R, Frangione B, Rostagno A, Mead S, Revesz T, Plant GT, Ghiso J. Novel gene BRI mutated at its stop codon causes familial British dementia. Nature 399:776-781, 1999.