Neuropathology 

The Division of Neuropathology provides

  • A speedy, high quality diagnostic service for surgical neuropathology, neuromuscular diagnostics, epilepsy, and molecular neuropathology of brain tumours
  • A wide range of diagnostic test methods, including special stains, immunostainings, in situ hybridisation, PCR, resin sections and electron microscopy. We provide digital pathology services (whole slide scanning and management)
  • Intraoperative surgical assessment (frozen section/smear service (24 hours Monday-Friday, on request on weekends)
  • Provision of a full mortuary and post-mortem service.
  • Experimental and research services including image analysis are provided by UCL IQPath

For further details including referral forms and User Guides and accreditation status of tests offered please see https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/clinical-divisions/division-neuropathology

Prof Sebastian Brandner Brain Tumour Service (Neuro-Oncology), Neuropathology, Pathology
Prof Maria Thom Brain Tumour Service (Neuro-Oncology), Neuropathology, Pathology
Dr Rahul Phadke Neuropathology
Dr Ashirwad Merve Neuropathology, Pathology
Dr Zane Jaunmuktane Neuropathology

 Contact details

Neuropathology
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

UCL Institute of Neurology
1st Floor – Mailbox 126 (for post)
Queen Square House
22 Queen Square
London WC1N 3BG

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 3448 4234

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 3448 4234
Fax: 020 3448 4486
Email: uclh.office.neuropathology@nhs.net

Other information

Lab manger: Angela Richard-Londt
Email: angela.richard-londt@nhs.net     
Telephone: 020 3448 4237

Urgent GP advice:

sebastian.brandner@nhs.net  
(tumours, molecular test, peripheral nerves, creutzfeldt jakob disease)
maria.thom@nhs.net  
(epilepsy, brain tumours)
amerve@nhs.net 
(muscle disease)
rahul.phadke@nhs.net 
(paediatric muscle)

Service manager - Professor Sebastian Brandner
Email: sebastian.brandner@nhs.net