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Dr Amit Batla
5th Floor
7 Queen Square
  • Senior Clinical Research Teaching Fellow
  • ION Central Administration
  • UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences

A movement disorders specialist and consultant neurologist at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital. Course director for MSc Clinical Neurology via distance learning at UCL Institute of Neurology.  

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Research Summary

A neurologist with research interests in Parkinson's disease and movement disorders. The most current research themes that I am working on include motor and non motor features of Parkinson's, Cervical dystonia, MSA and Rare or uncommon neurological disorders. 

Teaching Summary

  • The UCL MSc/PG Diploma/certificate in Clinical Neurology via distance learning program now has over 80 current students internationally (40 in UK)
  • Pioneered and applied online (via Skype and Moodle) tutorials and case based activities in clinical neurology
  • Designed OSCE based clinical examination for assessing clinical neurology via distance learning
  • Currently participating in educational research to better understand the strategic positioning of post graduate taught degree/ diploma programs in clinical neurology, with the idea of informing the MSc Clinical Neurology Curriculum
  • Contributing to developments in education of clinical neurology and neuroscience as an e-learning champion, at the UCL ION
  • Member of UCL ION education committee, Faculty of Brain Sciences education committee, staff student consultative committee, MSc Clinical Neurology course committee
  • Mentoring teaching assistants, teaching associates and other teaching fellows
  • Involved in assessment of applications, research projects, and peer review
  • Clinical examiner for post graduate neurology students at UCL ION, contributing to examinations, assessment, essay marking, examining and contributing to multimedia exams, exam questions and clinical cases 

01-OCT-2013 Senior Clinical Teaching fellow (Course director)   UCL ION, United Kingdom
09-MAY-2011 – 05-MAY-2013 Research Fellow Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience &Movement disorders UCL ION, United Kingdom
03-OCT-2010 – 24-APR-2011 Senior Research Officer and Post doc Research Fellow Neurology AIIMS, New Delhi, India
01-AUG-2007 – 31-AUG-2010 Senior Resident Neurology G.B.Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Research, India
02-JAN-2006 – 31-JUL-2007 Lecturer and consultant Medicine SMC, India
18-APR-2002 – 31-MAY-2005 Junior Resident Medicine GSVM Medical College, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2010 DM Doctor of Medicine – Neurology University of Delhi
2005 MD Doctor of Medicine – Clinical Medicine  
1997 MBBS Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery – Clinical Medicine Nagpur University
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