PETER J. GOADSBY
Reino Unido


Peter Goadsby obtained his basic medical degree and training at the University of
New South Wales, Australia. Neurology training was with James W. Lance and clinical
neurophysiology with David Burke in Sydney. After post‐doctoral work in New York
with Don Reis at Cornell, Jacques Seylaz at Universite VII, Paris, and post‐graduate
neurology training at Queen Square, London with C David Marsden, Andrew Lees,
Anita Harding and W Ian McDonald, he returned to the University of New South
Wales, and the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney as a consultant neurologist and was
promoted to Associate Professor of Neurology. He was appointed a Wellcome Senior
Research Fellow at the Institute of Neurology, University College London in 1995. He
was Professor of Clinical Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London until
2007.
He has been Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of
California, San Francisco since 2007. He has been an Honorary Consultant
Neurologist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond St, London since 1998.
In 2013 he was appointed Director, NIHR‐Wellcome Trust King’s Clinical Research
Facility, King’s College Hospital, Professor of Neurology at King’s College London and
Honorary Consultant Neurologist, King’s College Hospital.
His major research interests are in the basic mechanisms of primary headache
disorders, such as migraine and cluster headache, in both experimental and clinical
settings, and translating these insights into their better management.