Mark R Baker


Mark R Baker is a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist and Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and Senior Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University, UK. He received his medical training at Cambridge and Yale Universities, completed a PhD in neuroscience at Cambridge University in 1999, and following medical house jobs in London and Cambridge, and a brief period as a post-doctoral research assistant in Cambridge, moved to Newcastle in 2003 to train in neurology. He was appointed Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Neurophysiology in 2008. His research interests are the physiology of movement control and pathophysiology of neurological disorders, and the development of electrodiagnostics and electroceuticals for neurological diseases, with an emphasis on neurodegenerative diseases.