Professor Geoff Pilkington BSc PhD CBiol FRSB FRCPath
Emeritus Professor of Cellular and Molecular Neuro-oncology, University of Portsmouth
Geoff is a Past-President of the British Neuro-oncology Society and past Honorary Treasurer and Executive Board Member of the European Association of Neuro-oncology. He also holds membership of the British Neuroscience Association, the British Neuropathological Society (formally a committee member and Programme Secretary), the Society of Neuro-oncology, and the European Association for Cancer Research.
Professor Roxana O Carare MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Neuroanatomy, Equality and Diversity Lead
Roxana Carare is a medically qualified Professor of Clinical Neuroanatomy and experimental neuropathology in the University of Southampton. Having graduated in general medicine in 1994 in Bucharest, Roxana completed her PhD in experimental neuropathology in 2006, in the University of Southampton, UK. The main international recognition for Roxana Carare has come from the neuroanatomy and neuropathology interdisciplinary research she leads, demonstrating the unique lymphatic drainage pathways by which fluid and soluble amyloid are eliminated from the brain along basement membranes within the walls of cerebral capillaries and arteries (Intramural Periarterial Drainage Pathways, IPAD).