Professor Huw Morris

Job title

Consultant neurologist and professor of clinical neuroscience

Qualifications

BSc MBBS PhD FRCP

GMC Number

3617225

Contact details

Email address: huwmorris@nhs.net

PA/secretary phone number: 020 7830 2864

PA/secretary email address: rosalind.butterworth@nhs.net

Fax: 020 7472 6829

Related services

Movement disorders, Neurosciences

Biography

Huw Morris is professor of clinical neuroscience at UCL Institute of Neurology, and honorary consultant neurologist at the Royal Free Hospital and the National Hospital, Queen Square.  He specialises in movement disorders in particular Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and atypical parkinsonian syndromes like progressive supranuclear palsy, multiple system atrophy and cortico-basal syndrome. He was senior lecturer and then professor in neurology and neurogenetics at Cardiff University, the Royal Gwent Hospital and the University Hospital of Wales from 2003-2013. His clinical and research training took place at the National Hospital, the Mayo Clinic and the Western Pacific island of Guam.   He is leading a new UK-wide research network in PSP and cortico-basal degeneration (PROSPECT) and the search for new genes in early onset Parkinson’s disease.  He is interested in the genetics and pathology of tauopathies like PSP and CBD, in early onset and familial Parkinson’s and using this research to develop new treatments for patients with these diseases.