Professor Lees is a Professor of Neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and an advisor to the UK Medical Research Council.
He has achieved international recognition for his work on Parkinson’s Disease and abnormal movement disorders and is the most cited researcher in Parkinson’s Disease research.
An internationally acclaimed researcher and clinician, Professor Andrew Lees heads some of the world's most current research in Parkinson's disease and movement related disorders. The most cited researcher in the field of Parkinson's, he serves as a clinician as well as Professor of Neurology at The Reta Lila Weston Institute, UCL. He is also responsible for the unique brain bank at Queen's Square, has been given innumerable awards and received international recognition for his achievements, and serves on a number of boards and committees nationally and internationally.