Rickie Patani, Group Leader.

Rickie Patani

GROUP LEADER - SECONDMENT

Professor Rickie Patani is a physician scientist with over a decade of direct experience working on human induced pluripotent stem cell models of neurodegeneration.

Rickie obtained his BSc (in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience) and MBBS from Imperial College London in 2004. He gained MRCP in 2007 and a PhD in Human Stem Cell Neurobiology from Cambridge University in 2011, funded by a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship.

While completing his higher clinical training in Neurology, he was awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist Fellowship and started his research group at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology in 2013.

Rickie gained MRCP (Neurology) in 2015 and was appointed Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square in 2017.

Rickie's lab moved to the Francis Crick Institute in 2017, where they continue to work primarily on human induced pluripotent stem cell models of neurodegeneration, with particular focus on the themes of RNA metabolism and cellular autonomy.

In 2018, Rickie was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and secured an MRC Senior Clinical Fellowship. Rickie was promoted to Associate Professor in 2018 and subsequently full Professor in 2019.

The Patani Lab have a diverse portfolio of public engagement activities (see the group's twitter account @PataniLab for more information).

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Qualifications and history

2004
Imperial College London, London, UK
BSc & MBBS
2007
Royal College of Physicians
MRCP
2011
Cambridge University, UK
PhD (Wellcome Trust Fellowship)
2013
UCL Institute of Neurology (ION), UK
Group Leader (Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist Fellowship)
2017
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) Queen Square, UK
Honorary Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Academic Co-Director of MND service
2017
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Group Leader
2018
Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
MRC Senior Clinical Fellowship
2018
Royal College of Physicians
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP)
2018
UCL Institute of Neurology (ION), UK
Associate Professor
2019
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Ambassador of Clinical Medicine
2019
UCL Institute of Neurology (ION), UK
Professor of Human Stem Cells and Regenerative Neurology

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