Philippa Tyrrell graduated from the University of Cambridge in medical sciences in 1978 and from the University of London in medicine in 1981. After junior hospital posts in medicine and neurology, she undertook research in PET scanning in degenerative dementias at the MRC Cyclotron Unit and National Hospitals for neurology. In 1995, she was appointed as Consultant Stroke Physician in Salford, and set up the stroke unit there. In 200, she was appointed Senior lecturer in stroke medicine at the University of Cambridge. She is Clinical Lead for the NIHR Stroke Local Research Network in the NW and Clinical Lead for the Manchester Clinical Stroke Network. Her research interests include translational studies of the role of immunomodulation in cerebral ischaemia, stroke rehabilitation, and implementation studies.
Biography Updated on 23 March 2011