Matthew Walker 

 

Matthew Walker is Professor of Neurology at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, and a Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He graduated from Cambridge University in Physiology and then completed his medical training at St Thomas' Hospital, London, and his PhD at University College London.

He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers on both laboratory and clinic research including studies into mechanisms regulating brain excitability, epilepsy surgery, status epilepticus and novel treatments of epilepsy. He is Chair of the trustees of Epilepsy Research UK, President of the British Chapter of ILAE, Secretary of ILAE-Europe and Chair of the ILAE task force on translational Research. He was made an ILAE ambassador for epilepsy in 2013.

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