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Professor Pamela Shaw MBBS MD FRCP FAAN FANA FMedSci

Professor Shaw is a Consultant Neurologist and the Sheffield MND Centre Director

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Contact Address The Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), The University of Sheffield, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ, United Kingdom
Department Department of Neuroscience

Professor Pamela Shaw is a clinician scientist in Neurology and formerly a Wellcome Senior Clinical Fellow. Supported by long-term programme funding from the Wellcome Trust and the MND Association, she has since 1991 led a multidisciplinary programme of research investigating genetic, molecular and neurochemical factors underlying neurodegenerative disorders of the human motor system and evaluating potential neuroprotective agents and improvements in symptomatic management in the clinic. In 2000 she was appointed as Professor of Neurology and Head of Neuroscience, University of Sheffield; Consultant Neurologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, and Director of the Sheffield Care and Research Centre for Motor Neurone Disorders. She is Associate Director and Chair of the MND Clinical Studies Group for the UK Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Clinical Research Network (DeNDRoN) and Academic Director of the Neuroscience Directorate at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital. Awards made to Professor Shaw include: the Association of British Neurologists Sir Charles Symonds Prize (1991); American Academy of Neurology Sheila Essey Award (2001); elected Fellowship of the American Neurological Association (2004); the Royal College of Physicians Jean Hunter Prize (2006); elected Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences (2007); and the International ALS/MND Forbes Norris award (2007).




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