Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Suresh Komati

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



I am a Consultant in a Regional, tertiary care specialist Neuropsychiatry service based at Walkergate park hospital and am a clinical lead for specialist Huntington’s disease service in the North East of England. I am a principal investigator for Huntington's disease NIHR portfolio studies and work closely with the colleagues in the Institute.

Other roles

Huntington’s disease specialty lead for the North East and North Cumbria Clinical Research Network (CRN) and forms national portfolio management group for Huntington’s disease.

Regional specialty representative (RSR) for Neuropsychiatry in the North East of England.

Executive Committee member in Neuropsychiatry faculty at Royal college of Psychiatrists




Postgraduate teaching

Neuropsychiatry module for MRCPsych in Nortern Deanery 

Educational supervisor for core trainee in Psychiatry 

Educational supervisor for Speciality trainee in General Adult Psychiatry

I teach Neuropsychiatry for medical students, Nurses and trainees with special interest in Neuropsychiatry 


Principal Investigator for PRIDE-HD study - a Phase II, Randomized, double blind placebo controlled trial

PI for Amaryllis study by Pfizer - A randomized, double blind placebo controlled trial

PI for Enroll-HD study - an Observational data base  study by European Huntington's disease Network (EHDN).

Pi for LEGATO - HD study - a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial