Professor Andreas Brunklaus
Professor Andreas Brunklaus is a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow and Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow.
Originally from Germany, Professor Brunklaus trained at the Charité Medical School, Humboldt University Berlin and completed his child neurology training at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow. He obtained his MD from the University of Glasgow and has an ongoing research interest in epilepsy genetics, in particular sodium channel disorders.
He is an international expert in SCN1A-related epilepsies and Dravet syndrome and is the author of several key publications. He leads international research collaborations developing cutting edge diagnostic tools in epilepsy genetics. He is lead of the Scottish Paediatric Epilepsy Network, has numerous national and international advisory board positions, is co-chair of the International League Against Epilepsy Task Force on Clinical Genetic Testing and editorial board member of the European Journal of Paediatric Neurology.