Dr David Breen

Dr David Breen

Dr David Breen

Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Senior Clinical Research Fellow
University of Edinburgh

Dr David Breen specialises in the assessment and treatment of people with all types of movement disorders. He is particularly interested in Parkinson's disease, his research focuses on identifying risk factors (genetic and environmental) for this condition, and he is committed to helping to identify new treatments. He is also interested in the influence of sleep and circadian disruption on brain health.

David studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He completed neurology and PhD training in Cambridge and London, before moving to Toronto as an Edmond J. Safra Movement Disorders Fellow under the mentorship of Tony Lang. He returned to Edinburgh in 2018, where he is a Lead Clinical Investigator for the Dundee-Edinburgh Parkinson's Research Initiative.

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