Scientific Programme Committee/Plenary Speaker
John Rothwell, PhD, University College London, Queen Square, London, UK
After a PhD at the University of London, John Rothwell, became a Senior Scientist in the MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit at the Institute of Neurology. He was Head of the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders at the UCL Institute of Neurology from 2001-2005, and is currently Professor of Human Neurophysiology. Research projects include using neurophysiological techniques to study the mechanisms of neural plasticity that underpin motor learning, and using this knowledge to devise new therapeutic interventions for rehabilitation after stroke.