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To donate to Mr. Pereira’s research please visit the Neurosciences Research Foundation (NRF), a charity based at St George’s, University of London and click here, quoting reference TAPAA (which is Mr. Pereira’s research fund).

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Mr Pereira is an academic neurosurgeon.  He is a Senior Lecturer at St George’s, University of London, UK and visiting Professor at the University of Porto, Portugal.  He has published over 120 papers, 20 book chapters, and two books in many aspects of neurosurgery, the majority in deep brain stimulation surgery for movement disorders and pain.

Here are some links to his publications on Google ScholarPubmedOrcid and Amazon.

His main research involves recording from the brain in patients with deep brain stimulation to learn more about how the mind works and improve the therapy.  This research touches patients with Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, tremor, stroke, epilepsy and chronic pain.

Other research themes include pain in Parkinson’s disease and dystonia, spinal problems in Parkinson’s disease and dystonia, radiofrequency brain lesions for Parkinson’s disease and tremor, spinal cord stimulation for pain and spinal surgery for pain.

St George’s collaborators include Dr. Francesca Morgante, Dr. Lucia Ricciardi, Prof. Mark Edwards, Dr. Moein Tavakkoli, Mr. Darren Lui, Dr. Atticus Hainsworth, Dr. Tom Barrick, Prof. Marios Papadopoulos and Prof. Franklyn Howe.

External collaborators include Prof. Peter Brown, Prof. Tipu Aziz, Mr. Alex Green, Dr. Huiling Tan and Prof. Tim Denison at Oxford University where Mr. Pereira studied then trained from 2001-2015 and Dr. Simon Little at University College, London.

Many of these research projects depend on charitable donations to the Neurosciences Research Foundation (NRF), a charity based at St George’s, University of London. If you would like to give in a tax-efficient manner please contact Carole Bramwell for further information or click here, quoting reference TAPAA (which is Mr. Pereira’s research fund within the NRF).

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