Sub specialities: Movement disorders, stroke
Professor Bradley was appointed as a full time consultant neurologist at St James’s Hospital in 2012 where he co-runs the Stroke Service, provides specialist movement disorders clinics, and has acted as clinical lead for neurology and stroke services. He is also appointed as a clinical associate professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.
Professor Bradley graduated from University College Dublin medical school in 2003. He embarked on his medical career by completing his general medical training at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. He was thereafter accepted directly onto the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) Higher Specialist Training Scheme in Neurology and completed his clinical training in Dublin and Cork. He subsequently pursued a PhD programme through Trinity College Dublin (neural engineering) and St Vincent’s Hospital (neurology).
Professor Bradley was awarded multiple national and international awards as a result of his research work and was awarded his PhD in 2010. He was then awarded the HSE Dr Richard Steevens’ Scholarship and embarked on fellowships in stroke and neuro-oncology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London.
Professor Bradley’s research focused on the temporal discrimination threshold, a sensory endophenotype, and its usefulness in assessing the genetic causes of adult-onset dystonia, along with structural and functional imaging projects. His ongoing research interests include acute stroke management, stroke risk factors, and movement disorders.