Michael Trimble

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Personal details


Christian names:Michael Robert

Present Posts:Emeritus Professor in Behavioural Neurology at the Institute of Neurology and Honorary Consultant Physician to the department of Psychological Medicine at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London.

Institute of Neurology
Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG

Education & distinctions

Malvern College, Worcestershire
Birmingham University Medical School


Distinctions in examinations: Medicine, surgery.
Honours in: Obstetrics, anatomy and physiology.

(Prizes & Scholarships)
University Prize
University Vice-Chancellor's Prize, 1970
Medical School Prizes
Birmingham Medical School Queen's Scholar for Medicine,1970
The Sampson Gamgee Prize in Surgery,1970
Hogg Prize in Obstetrics,1970
ilbert Barling Prize,1969
Arthur Thompson Travelling Scholarship to University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,1969

Degrees and qualifications

BSc (First Class Honours) Univ.of Birmingham Jul 1967
MB, ChB (with Honours) Univ.of Birmingham Jul 1970
MRCP Oct 1972
MRCPsych Oct 1975
MPhil Univ.of London Oct 1976
FRCPsych Apr 1982
FRCP Jun 1986
MD Univ.of London Dec 1993

Societies & Associations

Member, Johns Hopkins Medical & Surgical Association 1975
Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine 1977
Member, Association of British Neurologists 1978
Member, Interdisciplinary Society for Biological Psychiatry 1978
Member, British Association of Psychopharmacology 1979
Member, Harveian Society of London 1981
Member, American Biological Psychiatry Association 1981
Member, Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologium 1983
Fellow, American Psychiatric Association 1985
Member, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology 1985
Member, New York Academy of Sciences 1988
Member, British Neuropsychiatry Association (BNA) 1988
Member, American Neurological Association 1994
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science 2001

Special Appointments

Vice-President, Section of Psychiatry, Royal Society of Medicine
1995 -1998
Chairman of the commission on Psychobiology for the International League Against Epilepsy 1998 - 2001
Council Member of the Collegiate Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologium
(CINP) 1998 - 2001
Member of the Education Committee of the CINP 2000 - 2001
Member of Council of the British Neuropsychiatry Association 1999 - 2003
Member: Der deutsche Sektion der Internationalen Liga gegen Epilepsie
Chairman of the British Association of Neuropsychiatry
2001 - 2003
Chair - Task Force Organic Brain Syndrome - World Federation of Societies of
Biological Psychiatry 2001 - 2005
Honorary Membership to the Polish League Against Epilepsy
Vice President, World Federation of the Societies of Biological Psychiatry

Appointments held

Professor in Behavioural Neurology,
Institute of Neurology, University of London
Jan 1994 - Jun 2004

Consultant Physician in the department of
Psychological Medicine, National Hospitals for Neurology &
Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London
Sep 1976 - Jun 2004

International Awards

Ambassador for Epilepsy
International Bureau for Epilepsy and International League
Against Epilepsy:
June 1993

Life time Achievement Award, Indo-UK Workshop On Epilepsy –Chennai India 2000

(Named Guest Lectures Given)

American Epilepsy Society, Merritt Putman Lecture
Royal College of Psychiatrists, Maudsley Bequest Lecture
Dutch Psychiatric Association, Pieter Bann Lecture
University of Trondheim, Norway, Ostmarka Lecturer
Harry Crow Lecture, Burden Hospital Bristol
First Ole Rafaelson Memorial Lecture, Copenhagen
The Allen Rubin Memorial Fund Research Lecture,Johns Hopkins Hospital.
18th T S Srinivasan Endowment Lecture, Visiting Professor, Madras, India
Word Neuropsychiatry Association, Alwyn Lishman Lecture, Athens

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