Ley Sander#

Josemir Sander
Membership Number:6556
Membership type:ORDINARY
Affiliated section(s):PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 12/2018 Head, Department of Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, UK
  • Since 10/2018 Visiting Professor of Neurology, Centre for Brain Sciences, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
  • Since 02/2012 Medical Director, Chalfont Centre for Epilepsy, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks
  • Since 01/2007 Director for Research & Development, Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland (SEIN), Heemstede, Netherlands
  • Since 06/1999 Professor of Neurology (funded by HEFCE & NHS), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London
  • Since 12/1994 Honorary Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London
  • 04/2006 to 02/2019 Neurological Adviser, British National Formulary (BNF), Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London
  • 10/2006 to 09/2018 Director, WHO Collaborative Centre for Research & Training In Neurosciences, London
  • 06/2002 to 03/2011 Scientific Lead, Demonstration Projects of the WHO Global Campaign Against Epilepsy, Geneva
  • 05/2001 to 09/2005 Treasurer & Member, Management Committee, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)
  • 05/1993 to 04/2005 Co-founder & Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, British Neurological Surveillance Unit (BNSU)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Management of neurological condition in resource-poor settings
  • Epilepsy, epidemiology, outcomes
  • Genetic contributions to the aetiology of epilepsy
  • Co-morbidities
  • Epilepsy, treatment, pharmacology, surgery
  • Neurological conditions, epidemiology, outcomes

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Baldev Singh Award for Clinical Neurology – Awarded by the Indian Academy of Neurology
  • 2009 Research Recognition Award for Clinical Sciences – Awarded by the American Epilepsy Society
  • 2007 Innovation & Sustainability in Health Award - Awarded by Fundacao Editora Abril, Brazil
  • 2006 ASPE Merit Award for Service to People with Epilepsy - Foundation for the Welfare of People with Epilepsy
  • 2000 BUPA Foundation Epidemiology Award – Awarded by the British United Provident Foundation, London
  • 1993 ILAE/IBE Ambassador for Epilepsy Award - International League against Epilepsy & International Bureau for Epilepsy
  • 1992 European Gower's Prize - Highly Commended Award - Young Physicians Section - ILAE British Chapter
  • 1991 The Linda Bateman Award for the Alleviation of Epilepsy – Awarded by the Bateman Trust for the Alleviation of Epilepsy
  • 1986 Overseas Research Student Award - Committee of Vice-Principals and Chancellors of UK Universities, London

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