Dr Benedict Michael MBChB (Hons), MRCP (Neurol), PhD

Senior Clinician Scientist Fellow and Honorary Consultant Neurologist Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology

Research

Neurology

Neurological Infection

Neuro-immunology

Neuro-virology

Epileptology

Clinical Management


Research Group Membership

Research Grants

Understanding cerebral inflammation in viral encephalitis - how does neuron-glial signalling drive blood-brain barrier permeability?

MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

January 2021 - January 2026

The COVID-19: Clinical Neuroscience Study (COVID-CNS)

UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) (UK)

October 2020 - April 2022

ENCEPH-IG

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (UK) (DOH/DHSC/NIHR)

April 2020 - April 2026

Dynamic Imaging of Viral Encephalitis Defines Unique Roles for Chemoattractants

MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)

January 2020 - December 2022

Identifying immunomodulatory targets to reduce leucocyte infiltration in viral encephalitis

BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (BMA) (UK), THE ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (UK)

July 2016 - January 2018

Using epiflourescence to visualise leucocyte chemotaxis in herpes simplex encephalitis

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (UK) (DOH/DHSC/NIHR)

August 2016 - July 2017

Using Intravital multiphoton microscopy to visualise leucocyte chemotaxis in a murine model of herpes simplex encephalitis

THE BRITISH INFECTION ASSOCIATION (UK)

June 2016 - November 2016

A Preliminary Examination Of The Role Of The Inflammatory Response In The Pathogenesis Of Encephalitis (Proposal for a Follow on Study from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) study of the Aetiology of Encephalitis in England)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (UK) (DOH/DHSC/NIHR)

March 2010 - March 2012

Herpes Simplex Virus encephalitis - the role of the inflammatory response in relation to outcome

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (UK) (DOH/DHSC/NIHR)

February 2011 - January 2014