Prof Finbar O'Callaghan

Prof Finbar O'Callaghan

Professor Finbar O'Callaghan is President of the BPNA (2018-2021).

Finbar is Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience at the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, University College London and (Hon) Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

He has special interests in infantile epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis complex and his 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 Chief Investigator of the International Collaborative Infantile Spasm Study (ICISS) and the Metformin in Tuberous Sclerosis (MiTS) trial.

He is past Secretary of the European Paediatric Neurology Society.