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Peter Hutchinson BSc (Hons), MBBS, PhD (Cantab), FRCS (Surg Neurol) FMedSci is Professor of Neurosurgery, NIHR Research Professor and Head of the Division of Academic Neurosurgery at the University of Cambridge. He is Director of Clinical Research at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
He holds an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon post at Addenbrooke’s Hospital with a sub-specialist interest in the management of neuro-trauma, specifically head and traumatic brain injury. He has a research interest in acute brain injury, utilising monitoring technology to increase the understanding of the pathophysiology of brain injury, and in the investigation and treatment of concussion. He also leads the international RESCUE studies evaluating the role of decompressive craniectomy in traumatic brain injury. He was awarded the Olivecrona Prize (the “Nobel Prize for Neurosurgery”) for his work on cerebral metabolism in acute brain injury).
He has co-authored over 500 publications (including NEJM, Lancet and Brain) and been lead applicant in over £15m of grants (including MRC and NIHR). He is joint editor of the Oxford Textbook of Neurological Surgery and “Head Injury – A Multidisciplinary Approach”.
He is Director of Clinical Studies at Robinson College, Past President of Clinical Neurosciences Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, Director of the Research Fund of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, Treasurer of the International Neurotrauma Society and Chief Medical Officer for the Formula One British Grand Prix.
Dr Kolias is a Neurosurgeon with an interest in neurotrauma, pituitary and anterior skull base surgery. His research interests include randomised trials, and the field of global neurosurgery. He is the current chair of the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Committee.
I am a clinical lecturer in Neurosurgery at the University of Plymouth with a research interest in TBI and neurosurgery in the elderly. I completed my PhD at the University of Cambridge and have been involved in studies focused on CSDH and setting up an international research collaborative on CSDH. I am also a senior neurosurgical registrar and have had positions on the UK training board committee and am currently a member of the diversity task force for the EANS.