Consultant neurologist recognised with National Institute for Health Research award

ConsultantAlexandraSinclairA consultant neurologist from University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has been recognised with a national award for her research work.

Dr Alexandra Sinclair, who is also a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, was among the winners in the prestigious NIHR Industry Principal Investigator Awards.

Dr Sinclair was nominated for the award by officials at the Clinical Research Network West Midlands for her work in developing innovative models for recruiting participants to her research studies at UHB, in particular two studies into the rare brain condition idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH).

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