PARKINSON'S DISEASE
Dopamine Metabolism,
Applied Biochemistry & Nutrition

ISBN-13: 978-0-9526056-6-9     (Denor Press)

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Authors and Contributor

Lucille Leader Dip ION NTCC CNHC registered

www.lucilleleader.com

Lucille Leader, Nutritional Therapist, practices at The Highgate Hospital in London. Her experience includes being the Nutrition Director of the London Pain Relief and Nutritional Support Clinic at The Highgate Hospital. This clinic was an early pioneer in the integrated, team approach to the management of chronic illness, with a special interest in the management of Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. She is particularly interested in the biochemically-based nutritional support of patients with neurological degenerative disease.

She is author, co-author and editor of other successful books including this publication:

Lectureships have included the Nutritional Therapy MSc degree course at CNELM (accredited Middlesex University, UK), BSc courses at Westminster University and the Institute of Optimum Nutrition, in the UK.

She has delivered many lectures on the nutritional aspects in Parkinson’s Disease to Parkinson’s Disease support groups in The United Kingdom, South Africa, Austria, Croatia and the United States of America.

She has also lectured to health professionals and has been interviewed by the BBC and SABC Radios. She has published in medical, para-medical, nutritional and health support journals including the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA), The Motor Disorders Journal, The EPNN (Nurses) Journal and that of The Parkinson’s Society of the Czech Republic. She also runs private tutorials for paramedical and medical professionals.

Parkinson’s Disease Congress presentations include:
The World Parkinson’s Congress in Scotland, Meeting of the Minds Congress in the USA, The Parkinson’s Disease Congress for Nutrition and Sexuality in Vienna, The European Parkinson’s Disease (EPDA) Congresses in Italy, Portugal and Croatia and in London.

Awards
Lucille Leader has been honoured with a PRO “Quality of Life Award for Parkinson’s” in The United States and the CAM (IHCAN) “Outstanding Practice Award” in the UK.

Memberships
Lucille Leader is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK and is Council Member of its Food and Health Council. She is also a member of the The European Parkinson’s Disease (EPDA) Expert Review Panel.

Memberships include the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT), CNHC Registration and The British Society for Ecological Medicine (BSEM).

Dr Geoffrey Leader MB ChB FRCA

Email: gleader@doctors.net.uk

Dr Geoffrey Leader, a graduate of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London, is a Consultant Anesthesiologist and posts include that of Medical Director of The London Pain Relief and Nutritional Support Clinic at The Highgate Hospital in London.

He is a leading pioneer in the multi-disciplinary management of chronic illness and pain management. The special interest of his Clinic has been the optimization of functional health in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Dr Geoffrey Leader is particularly interested in the intravenous nutritional support of patients with Parkinson’s Disease as well as the specialised details of their management during anaesthesia and sedation including detoxification from anaesthetic drugs.

Dr Geoffrey Leader has held senior academic posts internationally. In the UK he was Chairman of the Anaesthetic Department, Head of Intensive Care and Pain Clinic at Newham General Hospital, London and Senior Lecturer and Honorary Senior Consultant at The Royal London Hospital Medical College. In South Africa he held academic appointments at Natal and Witwatersrand Universities and in The Netherlands at The University of Erasmus.

He is co-author and editor of successful books including this publication:

Lectures
He has presented papers on anaesthetic subjects at international congresses and has published in prestigious anaesthetic journals including Anaesthesia and Dutch anaesthetic journals. His Parkinson’s Disease Congress presentations include:

  • "The Intravenous Aspects of Nutritional Support in Parkinson’s Disease" at the Parkinson’s Disease Congress for Nutrition and Sexuality in Vienna.

  • "Nutritional Therapy and Cellular Environment in Parkinson’s Disease"at the ground-breaking Parkinson’s symposium “Meeting of the Minds” in the United States.

  • "Specialised Nutritional Management in Parkinson’s Disease"at the 5th Multi-disciplinary Conference of the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) in Portugal. He was honoured in the United States with a "Quality of Life Award for Parkinson’s."

Memberships

Dr Geoffrey Leader is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Anaesthetists and The Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom.

Dr Nicholas Miller MA MSc PhD CSci MCB FRCPath

E-mail: n.j.miller@biolab.co.uk

Nicholas Miller holds science degrees from Trinity College, Dublin and completed his PhD at the University of London. He has worked in the field of Clinical Chemistry for 30 years, initially as an endocrine biochemist, subsequently developing an interest in nutritional medicine. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry in Guy's Hospital Medical School, where he worked with Professor Tony Diplock (the leading authority on vitamin E) on a number of projects, including the Whitehall Survey. Most of his publications in the medical literature (around 70 papers, including those for The Royal Society of Chemistry, Journal of Diabetes Complications, Free Radical Research and Free Radical Biology and Medicine) concern the role of free radicals and antioxidants in the diet and in disease. He is now Laboratory Director of Biolab Medical Unit in London UK, which is a nutritional and environmental laboratory specialising in elemental analysis, vitamins and nutritional enzymology.

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