Time: 9th Nov, 3.30pm-5pm
Location: University of Sydney, Eastern Avenue Auditorium
Followed by refreshments and canapés
John qualified in Medicine from London University with honours (1975) and undertook periods of psychiatric and neurological training in Southampton, Oxford and San Diego and obtained his MD in 1988. From 1997 to 2007 he was the MRC Professor of Behavioural Neurology with joint appointments in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit Cambridge. He moved to Sydney in 2007 as an ARC Federation Fellow and established FRONTIER with support from the ARC and NHMRC.
He has a longstanding interest in many aspects of cognition particularly in the context of neurodegenerative disorders. His current research focuses on aspects of frontotemporal dementia. He is the author of over 450 journal articles and five books including Cognitive Assessment for Clinicians (OUP 2007), Early Onset Dementia (OUP) Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes (CUP, 2007).