Professor Peter Garrard is an expert consultant neurologist and active clinician scientist, with a focus on linguistic profiles of disorders of the nervous system. He has more than 25 years of clinical experience, including 15 years as an accredited specialist in neurology. His specialist interests include neurological disorders, cognitive disorders, progressive language disorders, frontotemporal dementia, and early onset dementia. Professor Garrard has completed extensive neuroscience research, and currently holds the position of Professor of Neurology at St George's University of London, where his primary research interest is in the early language changes associated with neurodegenerative dementians, such as Alzheimer's. He is deputy director of the Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute at St George's, and also leads an active dementia research laboratory.