Michael D Jenkinson
Michael D. Jenkinson qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1998. He undertook neurosurgical training at The Walton Centre, Liverpool between 2001 and 2010. He learnt awake craniotomy and brain mapping techniques in Liverpool, San Francisco and Montpellier. He was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon and at The Walton Centre in March 2010. He has recently joined the University of Liverpool as a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery.
He sub-specialises in neurosurgical oncology for intrinsic brain tumours including awake craniotomy and intra-operative brain mapping for low grade glioma, midline and endoscopic approaches to intraventricular and deep intrinsic tumours and stereotactic radiosurgery.
His research interests include imaging and biology of gliomas, cerebral metastases and meningoma, clinical trials of new therapeutics for gliomas and stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastasis. He is the recipient of grants for basic science and clinical research from the MRC and NIHR. This includes £1.36m from the NIHR to run the international, multi-centre ROAM trial (Radiation versus Observation following surgical resection of Atypical Meningioma). The trial is schedule to open in 2015. He is also the co-chief investigator on the NIHR funded, multi-centre national BASICS trial (The British Antibiotic and Silver Impregnated Catheters for ventriculoperitoneal Shunts randomized controlled trial).