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Professor Sir. Graham Teasdale

Honorary Professor of Neurosurgery & Co-inventor of the Glasgow Coma Scale, Glasgow

Professor Sir Graham Teasdale was Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Glasgow from 1981 and along with Professor Bryan Jennett invented the Glasgow Coma Scale, which is now used in hospitals all over the world to assess the severity of brain injuries. 

Sir Graham has authored over 300 published research articles; and has been appointed to many governing positions as well as received numerous awards from around the world.

Sir Graham was President of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons between 2000 and 2002, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow between 2003 and 2006 and was made Knight Batchelor in 2006 for services to Neurosurgery and victims of head injuries. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and has received the Distinguished Service Award of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Medal of Honour of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies.

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