Cris S Constantinescu Professor and Chair of Neurology and Head of the Section of Clinical Neurology in the Division of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Nottingham, and Consultant Neurologist at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals. In addition to his clinical activities focused on MS and other neuroinflammatory diseases, he has been Investigator in many MS clinical trials, of phase I-IV. He has also been in steering committees and data monitoring committees of MS trials. Prof Constantinescu also runs a research laboratory at the University of Nottingham, in particular exploring immunomodulation and cytokine regulation in MS and its models. His additional research interests include imaging and epidemiology of MS. He has teaching activities at the University of Nottingham in the School of Medicine and School of Life Sciences (Neuroscience and Immunology) and has mentored many undergraduate and postgraduate (MS, MD, and PhD) students.
Prof Constantinescu received his MD from the Boston University School of Medicine, and a Ph.D. in immunology from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his internship in internal medicine, residency in neurology, and fellowships in neuroimmunology and neurorehabilitation at the University of Pennsylvania and received further post-doctoral research and clinical training at the University of Basel.
He has been on faculty at University of Nottingham and has run the MS Clinic, of the largest in the UK, since 2000.