Dr Antonella Macerollo
About Antonella Macerollo
Dr Antonella Macerollo has been a Consultant Neurologist at The Walton Centre since July 2018. She is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Liverpool. She qualified at the University of Bari (Italy), and completed post-graduate specialist clinical and research training in Neurology at University of Bari (Italy) and at University College of London (UCL).
She is a specialist in movement disorders with a special interest in Parkinson's disease, dystonia, Tics Disorders and functional movement disorders. She was an Honorary Clinical Assistant in the Botulinum Toxin Clinic for Movement Disorders, NHNN, London (Supervisor: Prof. Kailash P. Bhatia, September 2012-September 2013) and had training in functional movement disorders as Honorary Clinical Assistant in the Functional Movement Disorders Clinic, NHNN, London. (Supervisor: Prof. Mark J Edwards, September 2012-June 2015). During her training, she shaped her clinical and research skills in Neurophysiology. She was keen to use neurophysiological techniques (EEG, EMG) to investigate the pathophysiology of movement disorders. She worked as an Honorary Research Associate in the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL, London (Supervisor: Dr James M Kilner, September 2012-May 2015).
After completing her training in Neurology (May 2015), Dr Macerollo worked as a Clinical Research Associate and PhD Candidate in Neuroscience in Prof. Kilner’s lab at UCL. She was awarded her PhD entitled "The role of sensory afference in Parkinson's disease" in June 2018.
She has achieved several awards including the prestigious International Scholarship Award of the American Academy of Neurology (2015) and the Investigator Award of the European Academy of Neurology (2016).
Movement disorders and deep brain stimulation
MD, MRCP (London), FEBN, PhD
Movement disorders with a special focus on Parkinson’s Disease, Dystonia and Tourette’s Syndrome
Deep brain stimulation.
Non-invasive treatments of Parkinson's Disease.
Membership of professional regional and national bodies
Royal College of Physicians
Association of British Neurologists
Movement Disorders Society
European Academy of Neurology
The Neurology service provides specialist care to patients across Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
Page last updated: 20 July 2021