Jonathan Rohrer, University College London Institute of Neurology, UK

Jonathan Rohrer

  Jonathan Rohrer is a Medical Research Council clinician scientist at the University College London Institute of Neurology and an honorary consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. His research focuses on the development of novel biomarkers in young-onset and genetic dementias and, particularly, neuroimaging and fluid markers in frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Rohrer has published over 200 papers in the field. He leads the Genetic FTD Initiative, an international multicentre cohort study of presymptomatic genetic FTD, and co-leads the FTD Prevention Initiative, which brings together the Genetic FTD Initiative and other international genetic FTD cohorts. He also organises FTD UK, an annual scientific meeting of UK researchers who work in the FTD field, and runs a website dedicated to providing research updates to the general public about FTD, FTD talk (www.ftdtalk.org). He is the lead for the national UK FTD and familial FTD support groups run through Rare Dementia Support (www.raredementiasupport.org) and is dedicated to supporting families with genetic FTD.

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