Dr Paul Jarman is a consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square and University College Hospital London. He completed medical training at Oxford University and UCL, where he graduated with honours and top of his class. His research background includes a PhD at the Institute of Neurology UCL, on the subject of molecular genetics of neurological disorders. This work included mapping new disease genes and identification of novel mutations in genes for movement disorders. He continues to supervise a postdoctoral scientist working on Parkinson’s disease genetics and is involved in fund raising for neurosciences research.
He is an active clinical neurologist with clinical interests in movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease and in acute neurology. He has a management role as part of the divisional management team at Queen Square and is the former associate Clinical Director of the hospital.
He is committed to medical education and training the next generation of neurologists and has for many years been the Training Programme Director for the London postgraduate neurology training programme and he chairs the Pan-London neurology Specialist Training Committee.
He has published several scientific papers on various neurological topics and is author of several textbook chapters. He is also a keen marathon runner.