Scientific Advisory Committee

The Epilepsy Research Institute’s SAC is a panel of the UK’s leading neurologists, neuroscientists and epilepsy researchers. These epilepsy research experts sit alongside non-scientific ‘experts by experience’ and advise the Board of Trustees on scientific matters, including the annual research grant funding process

Prof Simon Keller

Chair in Imaging Neuroscience University of Liverpool

Prof Michael Cousin (Chair)

Chair of Neuronal Cell Biology University of Edinburgh

Prof Markus Reuber

Professor of Neuropsychiatry University of Sheffield

Dr Sam Amin

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at University Hospitals Bristol Honorary Lecturer at the University of Bristol

Dr Rob Forsyth

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Great North Children’s Hospital Senior Lecturer in Child Neurology at Newcastle University

Dr Kate Baker

Programme Leader Track Scientist MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit University of Cambridge