Professor Michele Hu



GMC number: 4027225

Practicing since: 1992



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Michele Hu is a Consultant Neurologist at Oxford University Hospitals, and Associate Professor at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. Her clinical work focuses on Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders, botulinum toxin for migraine and dystonia, and general neurological disorders. Her research within the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre looks at longitudinal cohort studies and biomarkers for early and prodromal Parkinson’s disease, with particular focus on REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) and how sleep affects neurodegeneration.

Interests include the delivery of tractable, low cost, wearable technology that has a real impact on patient’s daily lives, and imaging the human brain from prodromal to established Parkinson’s.

Please note as of the beginning of August 2020, Michele Hu is no longer taking on NEW patients.

Special interests


Other interests

Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders, Botulinum toxin for dystonia and migraine

Personal interests

Walking, running, gardening and spending time with family

Languages spoken


Locations Professor Michele Hu works with

Related experience


I have a strong research reputation in translational neuroscience, with 105 co-authored publications (H-index = 32), a substantial grant income  and a thriving research group . Over the past 8 years I have led a team of clinical researchers to create a unique resource of international significance, the Oxford Discovery cohort, seen as a beacon of excellence within Oxford Neuroscience. I am strongly committed to improving public engagement with research and promoting outreach activities, leading the Oxford Parkinson’s Lay Review Panel helping to shape and focus future research and utilising high impact media to showcase my research.


  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians
  • General Medical Council
  • Association of British Neurologist
  • National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
  • Neurodegeneration National Speciality Group
  • Parkinson’s UK Cohort Studies Council
  • Chair- Research Engagment Sub-committee, and Regional Network Lead
  • UK Parkinson’s Excellence Network
  • The Movement Disorder Society
  • British Irish Neurologist’s Movement Disorders Special Interest Group

Other post held

  • Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Professor Michele Hu works with

Professor Michele Hu works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Professor Michele Hu does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Michele Hu does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Michele Hu does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.