Dr Ruth Dobson
Ruth is currently a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Preventive Neurology Unit at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, QMUL, and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at BartsHealth NHS Trust. She studied medicine at Clare College, Cambridge
She completed her
Her main research interests are around the early identification and epidemiology of multiple sclerosis, with a particular focus on genetic and environmental risk factors including Epstein Barr virus infection and vitamin D. She is also working on how these may affect downstream morbidity in MS, with a particular focus on bone health. In addition to this, she was recently involved in developing UK consensus guidelines on pregnancy in
She has authored more than 50 articles indexed on PubMed and has supervised several Ph. D students. She is a member of several national and international scientific committees and a fellow of the European Academy of Neurology.