Rupert McShane was an undergraduate at Cambridge and London before training in psychiatry in Oxford. He was awarded a research doctorate for work on the diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies from the University of Cambridge in 2001 and FRCPsych in 2009.
He currently holds three positions: consultant in old age psychiatry for the Oxfordshire Mental Healthcare Trust (since 1998); Coordinating Editor for the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group at Oxford University (since 2004); and Clinical Lead for the Thames Valley DeNDRoN clinical trials network. His research work has been in the field of dementia. It includes investigations of: the link between impaired ability to smell and dementia with Lewy bodies; the link between neuroleptics and cognitive decline; GPS tracking for people who get lost; and systematic reviews of memantine.
Last Updated: Thursday 06 August 2009