Gibb, Dr William

Dr William GibbMD FRCP  

Specialty

Neurology

Sub-specialty

Movement disorders

Training and education

  • Medical Research Council training fellowship, research in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders, 1984 to 1987.
  • Neurology training at University College Hospital, Guy’s Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, 1987 to 1990.

Experience

Dr Gibb has worked for the Trust since May 1994, as a clinical neurologist. He runs clinics in general neurology, movement disorders, and botulinum therapy. In 2007, he established a joint clinic in Huntington's disease.

From April 1990 to May 1994 he was a senior lecturer and honorary consultant in neurology at King's College Hospital, and an honorary consultant at Maudsley Hospital. Dr Gibb was also a member of the ethics committee at Maudsley Hospital from 1991 to 1994.

Key achievements

  • Writing many research papers on the pathology of movement disorders.
  • Member of the World Federation of Neurology's research committee on Parkinson’s disease and related disorders, 1995 to 2007. 

Research

  • Gibb WRG, Lees AJ. The relevance of the Lewy body to the pathogenesis of idiopathic Parkinson's disease.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 1988, 51, 745-752.
  • Gibb WRG, Luthert PJ, Janota I, Lantos PL.  Cortical Lewy body dementia: clinical features and classification.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 1989, 52, 185-192.
  • Gibb WRG, Luthert PJ, Marsden CD.  Corticobasal degeneration.  Brain,1989,112,1171-1192.