Halfpenny, Dr Christopher

Dr Christopher HalfpennyBSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

Specialty

Neurology

Sub-specialty

Multiple sclerosis and central nervous system neuroinflammatory disease

Training and education

  • Neurology training under Professor Scolding in Bristol, 1999 to 2006
  • PhD in remyelination biology, Bristol, 2005

Experience

Dr Halfpenny is a consultant neurologist who joined the Trust in February 2007. He has an interest in multiple sclerosis and related neuroinflammatory disorders of the central nervous system.

Key achievements

  • Developing the MS service, including the introduction of monoclonal antibody therapy

Awards and prizes

  • Helen Cave Memorial Scholarship
  • Jean Shanks Pathology Award

Research

Southampton is a recruiting centre for the genetic analysis of multiple sclerosis study.

  • 'Cell Transplantation, Myelin Repair and Multiple Sclerosis', original articles pertaining to glial biology and myelin repair in MS