Professor Kevin Talbot

Professor of Motor Neuron Biology, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences; Director of the Oxford Motor Neuron Disease Care & Research Centre


Professor Talbot studies the molecular basis of motor neuron and other neurodegenerative disorders. A Professor of Motor Neuron Biology and a consultant neurologist, he founded the Oxford MND Clinic in 2001 and leads a multidisciplinary team providing a clinical service for patients with motor neuron disease from all over the south of England.


  • Motor neuron disease
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Neurodegenerative diseases

Media experience

Professor Talbot has considerable experience of working with the media.