Dr Jonathan Rohrer, University College London, London, UK
Jonathan Rohrer is an honorary consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and an MRC clinician scientist at the UCL Institute of Neurology. His research focuses on the neuroimaging and neuropsychology of frontotemporal dementia (FTD), particularly in relation to their underlying genetic causes. Since 2011 he has coordinated the Genetic FTD Initiative GENFI, a multicentre cohort study of presymptomatic genetic FTD, and has been the lead for the JPND Working Group and the Presymptomatic Neurodegeneration Initiative (PreNI), which was tasked with identifying the key issues for future presymptomatic trials. He has also set up FTD UK, an annual scientific meeting of UK researchers who work in the FTD field, and runs a website dedicated to providing research updates on FTD to the general public, called FTD talk.
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