Professor Dennis Chan

Professor Dennis Chan

Neurology 04065692

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About me

Professor Dennis Chan is a highly qualified neurologist with vast experience treating a range of neurological disorders including headache, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and MS.

His particular expertise is in dementia, specialising in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and Professor Chan is a UK and international leader in research into early Alzheimer's disease.
Professor Chan undertakes his research at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and his NHS work in Sussex, where he leads a specialist memory clinic with access to state of the art diagnostic tests including lumbar puncture and high resolution MRI.

Professor Chan qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge. In addition to his medical degree he holds two research doctorates. He obtained a PhD under the supervision of Professor John O'Keefe (University College London, UCL), who was later awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, and an MD under Professor Martin Rossor, Institute of Neurology, London. From 2014-2019 he was based at the University of Cambridge and in 2019 he moved his NHS work back to Sussex, and his academic work back to UCL/

Professor Chan's research into Alzheimer's disease has received extensive media coverage, with articles in all the leading national newspapers (including The Times, Independent, Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph) as well as interviews on BBC national TV, the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and CBS TV in the USA. His work has been published in the top research journals including Nature and The Lancet.

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Areas of interest

Alzheimer's disease; Dementia; Memory disorders;
Mild cognitive impairment;
Parkinson's disease;
Multiple Sclerosis

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