Personal profile

Biography

I am a clinical academic neurologist with a research interest in neurodegenerative disorders and clinical trials.  I am clinical lead at the UK National CJD Surveillance Unit, co-lead of the UK multi-centre MND-SMART trial, and co-lead of the Scottish MND Register (CARE-MND).

Qualifications

BSc(Hons), MBBS(Distinction), MRCP, MD, FHEA

Current Research Interests

CJD surveillance/human prion diseases

MND/ALS clinical trials

Early onset cognitive disorders

Research Groups

National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit

Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

MND-SMART trial

Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neuron Disease Research

Media

Twitter: @suvankarpal

Clinical Expertise and Specialisation

Clinical Neurology

Neurodegenerative Disorders

CJD/human prion diseases

MND/ALS

External positions

Clinical Lead for Neurology, NHS Forth Valley

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  • Rare variant analyses validate known ALS genes in a multi-ethnic population and identifies ANTXR2 as a candidate in PLS

    Pottinger, T. D., Motelow, J. E., Povysil, G., Moreno, C. A. M., Ren, Z., Phatnani, H., Harms, M. B., Kwan, J., Sareen, D., Wang, H-I., Broach, J. R., Simmons, Z., Arcila-Londono, X., Parrott, S., Lee, E. B., Parrott, S., Deerlin, V. M. V., Fraenkel, E., Ostrow, L. W., Baas, F., & 84 othersZaitlen, N., Berry, J. D., Malaspina, A., Fratta, P., Cox, G. A., Thompson, L. M., Finkbeiner, S., Dardiotis, E., Miller, T., Chandran, S., Parrott, S., Pal, S., Hornstein, E., Macgowan, D. J., Heiman-Patterson, T., Hammell, M. G., Patsopoulos, N. A., Dubnau, J., Nath, A., Aitman, T. J., Santoyo-Lopez, J., Williams, N., Berg, J., Mcgowan, R., Miedzybrodzka, Z., Porteous, M., Tobias, E., Mitsumoto, H., Factor-Litvak, P., Santella, R., Andrews, H., Heitzman, D., Bedlack, R. S., Katz, J. S., Miller, R., Parrott, S., Forshew, D., Barohn, R. J., Sorenson, E. J., Oskarsson, B. E., Kasarskis, E. J., Parrott, S., Lomen-Hoerth, C., Murphy, J., Rollins, Y. D., Mozaffar, T., Fernandes, J. A. M., Swenson, A. J., Nations, S. P., Shefner, J. M., Andrews, J. A., Koczon-Jaremko, A., Nagy, P. L., Factor-Litvak, P., Santella, R., Andrews, H., Goetz, R., Gennings, C., Murphy, J., Floeter, M. K., Barohn, R. J., Nations, S., Shoesmith, C., Kasarskis, E., Harms, M. B., Appel, S., Baloh, R., Bedlack, R., Chandran, S., Foster, L., Goutman, S., Greene, E., Karam, C., Lacomis, D., Manousakis, G., Miller, T., Pals, S., Sareen, D., Sherman, A., Simmons, Z., Wang, L., Manousakis, G., Goldstein, D. B. & Harms, M. B., 29 Jun 2024, In: BMC Genomics. 25, 1

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  • Genome-wide analyses reveal a potential role for the MAPT, MOBP, and APOE loci in sporadic frontotemporal dementia

    Manzoni, C., Kia, D. A., Ferrari, R., Leonenko, G., Costa, B., Saba, V., Jabbari, E., Tan, M. M., Albani, D., Alvarez, V., Alvarez, I., Andreassen, O. A., Angiolillo, A., Arighi, A., Baker, M., Benussi, L., Bessi, V., Binetti, G., Blackburn, D. J., Boada, M., & 117 othersBoeve, B. F., Borrego-Ecija, S., Borroni, B., Bråthen, G., Brooks, W. S., Bruni, A. C., Caroppo, P., Bandres-Ciga, S., Clarimon, J., Colao, R., Cruchaga, C., Danek, A., De boer, S. C., De rojas, I., Di costanzo, A., Dickson, D. W., Diehl-Schmid, J., Dobson-Stone, C., Dols-Icardo, O., Donizetti, A., Dopper, E., Durante, E., Ferrari, C., Forloni, G., Frangipane, F., Fratiglioni, L., Kramberger, M. G., Galimberti, D., Gallucci, M., García-González, P., Ghidoni, R., Giaccone, G., Graff, C., Graff-Radford, N. R., Grafman, J., Halliday, G. M., Hernandez, D. G., Hjermind, L. E., Hodges, J. R., Holloway, G., Huey, E. D., Illán-Gala, I., Josephs, K. A., Knopman, D. S., Kristiansen, M., Kwok, J. B., Leber, I., Leonard, H. L., Libri, I., Lleo, A., Mackenzie, I. R., Madhan, G. K., Maletta, R., Marquié, M., Maver, A., Menendez-Gonzalez, M., Milan, G., Miller, B. L., Morris, C. M., Morris, H. R., Nacmias, B., Newton, J., Nielsen, J. E., Nilsson, C., Novelli, V., Padovani, A., Pal, S., Pasquier, F., Pastor, P., Perneczky, R., Peterlin, B., Petersen, R. C., Piguet, O., Pijnenburg, Y. A., Puca, A. A., Rademakers, R., Rainero, I., Reus, L. M., Richardson, A. M., Riemenschneider, M., Rogaeva, E., Rogelj, B., Rollinson, S., Rosen, H., Rossi, G., Rowe, J. B., Rubino, E., Ruiz, A., Salvi, E., Sanchez-Valle, R., Sando, S. B., Santillo, A. F., Saxon, J. A., Schlachetzki, J. C., Scholz, S. W., Seelaar, H., Seeley, W. W., Serpente, M., Sorbi, S., Sordon, S., St george-Hyslop, P., Thompson, J. C., Van broeckhoven, C., Van deerlin, V. M., Van der lee, S. J., Van swieten, J., Tagliavini, F., Van der zee, J., Veronesi, A., Vitale, E., Waldo, M. L., Yokoyama, J. S., Nalls, M. A., Momeni, P., Singleton, A. B., Hardy, J. & Escott-Price, V., 17 Jun 2024, In: The American Journal of Human Genetics.

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  • Genotypes and phenotypes of motor neuron disease: an update of the genetic landscape in Scotland

    Leighton, D. J., Ansari, M., Newton, J., Cleary, E., Stephenson, L., Beswick, E., Carod artal, J., Davenport, R., Duncan, C., Gorrie, G. H., Morrison, I., Swingler, R., Deary, I. J., Porteous, M., Chandran, S., Pal, S., The Lothian Birth Cohorts Group, The CARE-MND Consortium, Chau, I., Russ, T., & 1 othersDeary, I. J., 9 Jun 2024, In: Journal of Neurology.

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  • Perceptions of digital technology use for monitoring health in people living with neurological disorders

    Reid, K., Beswick, E., Tam, J., Symonds, A., Lyle, D., Newton, J., Perry, D., Neale, J., Chandran, S. & Pal, S., 5 Jun 2024, In: Journal of the Neurological Sciences. p. 123072

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  • Exploratory study to evaluate the acceptability of a wearable accelerometer to assess motor progression in motor neuron disease

    Beswick, E., Christides, A., Symonds, A., Johnson, M., Fawcett, T., Newton, J., Lyle, D., Weaver, C., Chandran, S. & Pal, S., 28 May 2024, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Neurology.

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