Jonathan Gillard is the Professor of Neuroradiology in the University of Cambridge, an Honorary Consultant Neuroradiologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and a Fellow of Christ’s College Cambridge. He undertook his undergraduate training in Guy’s Hospital London, graduating in 1988, where he also gained a first class BSc in Radiological Sciences in 1985 focusing on the use of transcranial ultrasound. His basic radiological training was undertaken in Cambridge; his specialist neuroradiological training was undertaken at Johns Hopkins Hospital and University in Baltimore. His 1997 MD was based on spectroscopic imaging in acute stroke. He now leads active research groups using MR methodologies in atheroma imaging, cerebrovascular imaging and neuro-oncology. Further areas of research include health economics and stem cell treatment in neurodegenerative disease in man.