Department of Clinical Neurosciences

School of Clinical Medicine


The Department of Clinical Neurosciences was established in January 2004 and consists of four units:

The Head of Department is Professor Alastair Compston (

The Business and Operations Manager is Sue Martin (

For information on postgraduate training click here.

Current graduate students should consult the in-house schedule of lectures and workshops here

External links of interest:

NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre:

Cambridge Neuroscience:

Athena Swan:


Applications are invited for:

The van Geest Professorship of neuroscience

Following receipt of benefactions from the John and Lucille van Geest Foundation, the University of Cambridge intends to appoint a Professor of Neuroscience based in the University Department of Clinical Neurosciences in the School of Clinical Medicine. The aim is to build on existing research strengths in the Department. Priority may be given to candidates whose work relates to the general area of plasticity, regeneration and brain repair; but other fields of interest in neuroscience will also be considered.

Further details can be found here


Spring School 2015

Inflammation and its role in degeneration and regeneration

Details  here