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John Rothwell, Ph.D., MA

Dr. Rothwell is a professor of neurophysiology at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London. His main area of interest is transcranial magnetic stimulation and motor control. His group has pioneered the use of the paired-pulse technique (Kujirai et al. 1992), interhemispheric studies (Ferbert et al. 1992).  Dr. Rothwell was educated at the University of Cambridge and progressed to a MRC Fellowship. He did his PhD under David Marsden. He became head of the MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit upon the untimely death of David Marsden. He has written over 400 papers and numerous chapters.