Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Stephen Tyrer

Associate Clinical Lecturer


Research Interests

Factors Associated with Dementia in Down's Syndrome Trans Spinal Electroanalgesia in Back Pain.

Joint Research with Dr. Brian Moore and Dr. Marisa Lana Regular Teacher to MRCPsych Course on Examination Practice and Learning Disability Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, University of Northumbria Chairman, UKABIF (United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum)

Current Work

Hon. Sen. Lecturer in Psychiatry & Consultant in Neurorehabilitation


Undergraduate Teaching

Lectures to MRCPsych Course on Lithium, Pain, Neurorehabilitation
after Head Injury, Down Syndrome and Dementia, Psychopharmacology in Learning Disability and on Critical Appraisal Skills Courses.

Lectures on Educational and Examination Appraisal to Association of European Psychiatrists, Prague, University of Brighton, UCL London, Irish Tutors` Association, Charing Cross Hospital, London and Psychiatric Tutors, Lille, France.

External Examiner:
National University of Singapore (1997-99) Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists 1998 University of Birmingham (since 2000)

Royal College of Psychiatrists Activities:
Chief Examiner (since 1998) Chairman, Examinations Sub-Committee (since 1998) Member, Court of Electors (since 1998) Member, Education Committee (since 1998) Joint Editor CPD Bulletin Psychiatry