Professor DEB PAL

Professor Deb Pal is a paediatric neurologist specialising in epilepsy. He heads a multidisciplinary lab at King’s College London focused on stratified medicine.

Professor Deb Pal

Role within CASTLE:

Deb is joint lead of the CASTLE programme and the clinical trial itself.

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Deb graduated in natural sciences and medicine from Cambridge University and holds a Masters in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He completed a PhD in Neuroscience at UCL and postdoctoral training in statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology at Mount Sinai and Columbia University Medical Centers, New York. Prior to joining IOPPN in 2009, Deb was Research Scientist at Columbia University Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology.

Core expertise:

  • Linkage, association and sequence analysis in rare and common disorders
  • Epilepsy genetics diagnosis and counselling
  • Clinical trials and broad outcomes


  • Paediatric Neurology

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