Following a neuroscience PhD thesis from Cambridge University, Dr Paul Reading
completed his neurological training in Edinburgh and Newcastle before moving to the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, to work in a multi-disciplinary sleep unit. He has been running regular Neurology Sleep Clinics for 12 years alongside his general neurology workload. His particular interests are narcolepsy, abnormal sleep in neurodegenerative disease, and parasomnias. He is President of the British Sleep Society, the largest body in the UK for professionals involved in sleep medicine and science.