Professor David T. Dexter
Professor David T. Dexter sits on our International Linked Clinical Trials committee.
Professor Dexter is Director of Research at Parkinson’s UK. With 37 years research experience in Parkinson’s, Professor Dexter spent 24 years at Imperial College London where he was Professor of Neuropharmacology and Deputy Head of The Division of Brain Sciences. His research team made significant contributions into understanding the molecular mechanisms that cause Parkinson’s and in the development of novel therapeutics; Professor Dexter also founded the Parkinson’s UK Brain Bank in 2002. At Parkinson’s UK he manages the charities grants funding programmes, external research communications and involvement of people affected by Parkinson’s in research; he also manages Parkinson’s UK’s strategic partnerships such as the Critical Path for Parkinson’s and is the biology lead in the Parkinson’s UK Virtual Biotech programme.