Professor Finbar O'Callaghan is Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience at the Institute of Child Health, University College London.
- tuberous sclerosis complex
Qualifications and training
- MA in Modern History, University of Oxford, 1987
- MB ChB, University of Bristol, 1990
- Diploma of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 1997
- MSc in Epidemiology, University of London, 1997
- PhD in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bath, 2002
- Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Professor O’Callaghan’s research has been in the area of neuroepidemiology and clinical trials. He has completed epidemiological studies of both tuberous sclerosis complex and childhood stroke. He is currently Chief Investigator of the International Collaborative Infantile Spasm Study (ICISS) and the Metformin in Tuberous Sclerosis (MiTS) trial.
Other responsibilities include being President of the British Paediatric Neurology Association and Chair of the Paediatric Neurology Specialist Advisory Committee at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He sits on the Board of the European Paediatric Neurology Society.