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Prof John Douglas PICKARD


Professor (Emeritus) of Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurosciences,
University of Cambridge


• Speaker, Neuroscience Symposium II, 22 Sep 2018


Prof John Pickard MChir FRCS FMedSci is Professor (Emeritus) of Neurosurgery in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences of the University of Cambridge, having previously held the Chair of Clinical Neurological Sciences in Southampton and is a Past President of the SBNS. He is the honorary director of the National Institute for Health Research’s Healthcare Technology Cooperative (www.brainhtc.org) for brain injury and has led its successful bid for renewal to become the NIHR Brain Injury Medtech Cooperative (2018-2023).

Prof Pickard’s research focuses on advancing the care of patients with acute brain injury, hydrocephalus and prolonged disorders of consciousness through functional brain imaging, studies of pathophysiology and new treatments together with relevant health economic and ethical aspects.