East Kent University NHS Hospital
Canterbury, England – United Kingdom
Dr Mohamed Sakel
MRCP, FRCP (UK)
• In-patient Unit. Complex case mix including brain injury, MS , Stroke, spinal injuries.
• spasticity clinic
Director & Lead of Neuro-rehabilitation Service for 15 years (since 2003)
Director of Research & Innovation for EKHUFT from 2008-2012
Lead for East Kent Motor Neurone Disease Service / ALS Team. 2004-2010.
Senior Research Fellow, School of Engineering & Digital Arts, University of Kent,
Senior Lecturer in School of Psychology, UoK
Chairman of Kent Brain Injury Forum
Global Ambassador Sir William Beveridge Foundation Charity
Elected Medical Academic Staff Committee BMA (UK) 2013, 2014
1. Rex robot assisted rehabilitation to enhance balance and mobility for people with Multiple Sclerosis, clinical and biomarker study – RAPPER IV. Principal Investigator. 2019.
3. Safety and feasibility evaluation of Robot assisted physiotherapy exercises with Rex device “RAPPER 2”. Principal Investigator (PI). Multi-national study. 2016
4. Assistive Devices for empowering disAbled People through robotic Technologies (ADAPT) INTERREG VA France (Channel) England, EU. Principal Investigator (PI). 2017-2021.
5. Empowerment of Disabled people through the User Co-production of Assistive Technology (EDUCAT). EU grant. Interreg 2 Seas Mers Zeeen. Principal Investigator for Clinical Trial. 2016 -2020
6. “ASPIRE: Adult Spasticity International REgistry on BOTOX® treatment”. NIHR Portfolio study. Principal Investigator (PI).
8. A Multi-centre, Double-blind, Prospective, Randomised, European and Canadian Study to Evaluate Patient Outcomes and Costs of Managing Adults with Spasticity and Associated Focal Spasticity BEST (Botox Economic Spasticity Trial). Principal Investigator (UK)
9. SPAsticity in Practice (SPACE).” Prospective, observational, non-interventional, open label, multi-national, non-randomised study. Industry sponsor- Merz.
11. “Does Repeated Vestibular Stimulation Induce Lasting Recovery from Hemi-Spatial Neglect?” MRC (UK) Grant £310 K
12. A non-invasive neuro-stimulation device for the treatment of episodic migraine. An RCT (Started: 01/05/2015) Co-Investigator and Clinical Lead.
Tuesday, November 5
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM