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Roger Barker is the Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge and a Consultant Neurologist at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge. He is a PI in the MRC-Wellcome Stem Cell Institute in Cambridge and Director of the MRC funded UKRMP Stem and Engineered cell hub.
Professor Barker’s research seeks to better define the clinical heterogeneity of two common neurodegenerative disorders of the CNS- namely Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. This has helped him define the best way to take new therapies into the clinic including novel experimental therapeutics.