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Dr Alan Whone

Dr Alan Whone

Dr Alan Whone
MBCHB, FRCP, PhD

Consultant Senior Lecturer in Movement Disorder

Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Lev,
Learning and Research Building, Southmead Hospital BS10 5NB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 41 47816

Research summary

Alan leads a programme of research in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders at the Bristol Brain Centre, Southmead Hospital. Since 2010 Alan has been Principal Applicant or Co-applicant on £5-million of peer reviewed grant funding (Parkinson’s UK, NIHR) and £1 million of industry or local charities research funding.

The research programme in Parkinson’s has two arms:
• Addressing unmet symptom needs, “helping people with Parkinson’s live better today” and;
• Addressing unmet disease modification needs, “giving people with Parkinson’s hope for the future”.
Studies to address unmet symptom needs include observational or clinical trial investigations of medicinal products or ...

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Biography

Dr Alan Whone MB ChB FRCP PhD is Consultant Senior Lecturer in Movement Disorders Neurology at the University of Bristol and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK. 

Background:
Alan obtained his undergraduate medical degree from the University of Birmingham. Subsequently, he undertook general medical training in the West Midlands before specialty training in Psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital, London, and in Neurology at Kings College Hospital, London, the Hammersmith Hospital, London, and Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. Alan obtained his PhD from Imperial College, London, after 4 years of clinical research into Parkinson’s disease and ...

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