Dr Phillips is a Consultant Neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow. She sees a wide range of neurological conditions and specialises in functional neurological disorders (FND), sometimes known as ‘medically unexplained disorders’, Parkinson’s Disease, and the related condition, Multiple System Atrophy.
She trained in Cambridge, London & Norwich and she has a BSc in Pharmacology from Glasgow University, and a PhD in Neuroscience (Huntington’s Disease) from Cambridge University.
She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the General Medical Council, the Medical Defence Union, the Association of British Neurologists, the UK Functional Neurological Society, the Functional Neurological Disorder Society and serve on the Advisory Board at FND Hope.
Her main interests are Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy and Functional Neurological Disorder.
She has a BSc in Pharmacology, and PhD in neuroscience. During her PhD, she studied the formation of new neurones in the Huntington’s Disease brain, and published several papers. She also worked in a laboratory in Berlin after her PhD, on a similar project. She has a purely clinical post now, but has collaborated in clinical research into the mechanisms of FND.
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