He is a consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen Square, London, Professor of Neurology at University College London Institute of Neurology and Clinical Director of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. John Duncan qualified from Oxford University medical school (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery 1979, Master of Arts 1980), where he also obtained his medical doctorate (Doctor of Medicine 1988). He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1994, and Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci) in 2005.
Clinical Research award of the American Epilepsy Society 2004.
1988 Professor of neurology at the Institute of Neurology (part of University College London). 2012 Clinical director of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
2001-2006 Head of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy at the Institute of Neurology. 2001-2005 Chairman of the Diagnostic Methods Commission of the International League Against Epilepsy
2005-2008: President of the United Kingdom Chapter of International League Against Epilepsy.
2009–2012: Treasurer of the United Kingdom Chapter of International League Against Epilepsy.
2005 Ambassador for Epilepsy (International League Against Epilepsy and International Bureau for Epilepsy). John Duncan has published extensively on various aspects of neurology and epilepsy but particularly on the structural and functional imaging of the brain. Alex, 28, and Anna, 25.