Professor Anne Rosser
Professor Anne Rosser is Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. She is also joint Director of the University's Brain Repair Group.
Professor Rosser has worked in the area of neurodegeneration since 1994 and brings to the Research Institute specialist knowledge in Huntington’s disease (HD), in particular the development of new therapies for this and related neurodegenerative conditions.
She leads the South Wales HD clinical service, which provides care for HD patients at all stages of the illness and supports clinical research activities ranging from observational to interventional clinical studies.
Professor Rosser is the current Chair of the UK HD network (UKHDN); lead for the English-speaking sector of the European HD network (EHDN); and Chairs the EHDN scientific and advisory committee.
Her research activities, based in School of Biosciences, are focused on cell replacement therapies and the potential of stem cells as a donor source for neural transplantation. As part of these activities she is joint co-ordinator of a UK pilot trial of neural transplantation in HD and an active member of the international TRANSNEURO initiative for neural transplantation in Parkinson’s disease.