Professional background

Dr Siobhan Leary has been a consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery since 2005. She has specialist interests in the treatment and rehabilitation of multiple sclerosis and neurological vocational rehabilitation.

Research interests

MD in the treatment of primary progressive multiple sclerosis


Over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters including:

Stevenson V, Farrell R, Ramdharry G, Swayne O, Ward N, Leary S, Holmes S. Hospital based rehabilitation services; Rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adv Clin Neurosci Rehabil 2020;

Ahrabian D, Neill L, Bell R, Leary SM. Acute cardiotoxicity associated with alemtuzumab infusion for multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2020;26:735-737

Leary S, Giovannoni G, Howard R, Miller D, Thompson A. Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases. In: Clarke C, Howard R, Rossor M, Shorvon S, Eds. Neurology: a Queen Square textbook 2nd Ed. Wiley Blackwell 2016; 475-511

Miller DH, Leary SM. Primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Lancet Neurol 2007;6:903-912

Leary SM, Miller DH, Stevenson VL, Brex PA, Chard DT, Thompson AJ. Interferon beta-1a in PPMS: an exploratory randomized controlled trial. Neurology 2003;60:44-51