Dr Simister trained at Charing Cross Medical School. He completed his specialist neurology training at the Royal Free Hospital in 2007 before taking up a one year Department of Health funded stroke fellowship at UCLH.
He is dual accredited in neurology and stroke medicine and has been a consultant since 2008. He is currently clinical lead for the UCLH hyperacute stroke service.
Imaging in Stroke
Hyperacute treatments for stroke
Sequential Fluctuating Paraneoplastic Ocular Flutter-Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome and Lambert Eaton Mysasthenic Syndrome in Small Cell Lung Cancer. Simister RJ, Ng K, Lang B, Beckles M, Chao D, McCabe DJ. JNNP. 2011; 82(3): 344-6.
Proton MR Spectroscopy of Metabolite Concentatrations in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Effect of Temporal lobe Resection. Epilepsy Res. 2009; 83: 168-76. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.
Transverse Venous Sinus Stenosis and Intracranial Hypertension - Evidence for Which Comes First. Simister R, Bowler JV, Wilson PL, Unwin B, Kidd D.
The Effect of Epileptic Seizures on Proton MRS Visible Neurochemical Concentrations. Epilepsy Res. 2007; 74: 215-219. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Salmenpera TM, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.
The Effect of Sodium Valproate on Proton MRS Visible Neurochemical Concentrations. Epilepsy Res. 2007; 74: 215-9. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.
Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Malformations of Cortical Development Causing Epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2007; 74(2-3): 107-15. Simister RJ, McLean MA, Barker GJ, Duncan JS.