David leads several research themes at the UCLH National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and the UCL Institute of Neurology. He is a UCL Reader in Neurosurgery, and has published several peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals.

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He leads several research programmes including:

  • Study of the outcome of surgery for spinal metastases - an international prospective cohort study
  • Outcome.and quality of life after anterior skull base surgery
  • Cellular therapies for the repair of spinal cord and nerve root injuries
  • Human Olfactory Ensheathing cells, and Good Manufacturing Practice for cell culture

Many of these research projects depend on charitable donations. If you would like to give in a tax-efficient manner, please click here.