The individual segments are well-edited, illustrative, and accompanied by excellent narration. Neurology The book's clinical focus and detailed sections on theraputics are its biggest assets. Neeraj Kumar, MD, Neurology ...a comprehensive, portable, and robust reference on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders...a more useful way of accessing movement disorders-related information than even Google. Recommended. ACNR
About the Author
Mark Edwards attended the Royal London and St Bartholomew's Medical School 1991-1997. After general medical training in East London, he joined the National Hospital for Neurology in 2000, then did three years of research in Movement Disorders at the Institute of Neurology with Professors Bhatia, Quinn and Rothwell. Dr. Edwards developed a particular interest in the pathophysiology of movement disorders, in particular dystonia. Mark Edwards is now working as a specialist registrar in neurology, with continued research and clinical interests in movement disorders. Dr Kailash Phatechand Bhatia was born in Bombay in 1956. He has worked in The Institute of Neurology, as Professor of Clinical Neurology since 2005. He originally came to The Institute of Neurology in 1991, working initially for Professor Anita Harding, and then for Professor David Marsden. . Professor Bhatia's rsearch interests and publications are in the field of movement disorders specifically the merging of clinical,genetic, electrophysiological and imaging methods to provide insights into pathophysiology. He has a particular interest in dystonia, Parkinson's disease and atypical Parkinsonian conditions. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles in various journals apart from numerous review articles, book chapters and abstracts. He reviews papers for over a dozen neurology journals and review grant applications for various bodies. Niall Quinn is Professor of Clinical Neurology and Clinical Sub-Dean at the Institute of Neurology , University College London, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square , London , UK. He specialises in movement disorders, with a particular interest in young onset Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy (MSA) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). He was recently Secretary of the International Movement Disorder Society, and is Chairman-elect of its European Section. He is medical advisor to the UKPDS young patients group, the YAPPandRS, is a member of the Medical Advisory Panels of the PSP ( Europe ) Association and The Dystonia Society, and is on the steering committee of the European MSA Study Group (EMSA-SG).