Jon Stone

Jon Stone

Dr. Jon Stone FRCP PhD is a Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Reader in Neurology in Edinburgh. He has had a research interest in functional disorders in neurology since 1999 and completed his PhD thesis on a case control study of patients with functional limb weakness. He has published widely in the area including systematic reviews, large cohort studies, imaging studies and treatment studies. He has contributed to new diagnostic criteria for DSM-5 and ICD-11 and the development of professional organisations in this area. In 2009 he made a website for patients with functional neurological disorders at which has been translated by other neurologists in to 12 other languages and receives 60,000 visits a month. As of August 2012 is a National Research Strategy (NHS Scotland) Career Fellow. His work has been recognised with plenary sessions at the World Congress of Neurology, American Academy of Neurology, Movement Disorders World Congress and Association of British Neurologists as well as the Jean Hunter Award for Nervous Diseases (Royal College of Physicians).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK


Editors: Mark Hallett & Jon Stone & Alan Carson Release Date: 17 Oct 2016
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