Prof. Goadsby

Prof. Goadsby

Peter Goadsby FRS is Director, NIHR King’s Clinical Research Facility, Professor of

Neurology, King’s College London, an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at King’s

College Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond St, London, UK. He

is a National Institute for Health and Care Research Senior Investigator. He is

Professor emeritus of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles. His major

research interests are in the basic mechanisms of primary headache disorders, such

as migraine and trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, in both experimental and clinical

settings, and translating mechanistic insights into better management.

Peter Goadsby obtained his medical degree and training at the University of New

South Wales (UNSW), Australia, and neurology training with James W. Lance and

clinical neurophysiology with David Burke. He did post-doctoral work in New York

with Don Reis at Cornell, and Jacques Seylaz, Paris, and post-graduate neurology

training at Queen Square, London with C David Marsden, Andrew Lees, Anita

Harding and W Ian McDonald. He returned to UNSW, and the Prince of Wales

Hospital, Sydney, as a consultant neurologist and became an Associate Professor of

Neurology. He was appointed Wellcome Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of

Neurology, University College London and was Professor of Clinical Neurology and

Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and

Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. He was Professor of Neurology, at University

of California, San Francisco.