Professional background

Martin Rossor is the NIHR national director for dementia research, professor emeritus, and principal research associate at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and honorary consultant at NHNN.

He was appointed as consultant neurologist at St. Mary’s Hospital London and the National Hospital in 1986. Martin was appointed as the chairman of the division of neurology in 2002, after becoming professor of clinical neurology.

He established a specialist cognitive disorders clinic, which acts as a tertiary referral service for young onset and rare dementias.

Research interests

Martin established the Queen Square Dementia Research Centre and has served as the editor of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, president of the Association of British Neurologists, director of the NIHR Clinical Research Network for Dementia and Neurodegenerative diseases (DeNDRoN), and director of the NIHR Queen Square Dementia Biomedical Research Unit.

As part of the activities of DeNDRoN he established Join Dementia Research (JDR), a national system for linking patients and public to research studies.


You can find a complete list of publications here.