Prof. Lynn Rochester

Prof. Lynn Rochester

Professor of Human Movement Science and Director of Clinical Ageing Research Unit, Newcastle University

Lynn is Professor of Human Movement Science, based in the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University and an academic physiotherapist. She is Director of the Brain and Movement Research group based in the Clinical Ageing Research Unit where she is also Director.

Lynn is interested in neurodegenerative disease and the motor and non-motor mechanisms of gait and falls, surrogate markers of disease and disease progression, development and evaluation of novel interventions, and technological applications in healthcare.

She is chair of the Parkinson’s Excellence Network: Evidence Based Practice Sub-Committee and serves on various National and International committees. She takes a key role in professional leadership within the university developing clinical academic careers for healthcare professionals. Lynn also leads an academic physiotherapy team, which is integrated, into the Regional Movement Disorders Service.