Personal profile

Areas of Expertise

Brain Injuries in Sports, Brain Injuries, Brain Disease, Dementia, Neuroscience


Dr Grey's research interest is in neuroplasticity and neurorehabilitation, particularly with respect to acquired brain injury, including both stroke and mild traumatic brain injury (concussion). Dr Grey has expertise in non-invasive electrophysiology, transcranial magnetic stimulation and neuroimaging techniques to study human movement and its rehabilitation.

Dr Grey is a project lead in the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC) acute response to traumatic injury theme, investigating the role of early neuromuscular stimulation in intensive care a a means of accerlating rehabilitation of major trauma patients. He is Co-Principle Investigator together with Prof Tony Belli for the Repetitive Concussion in Sport (RECOS) trial being conducted at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

Dr Grey obtained his PhD in Biomedical Science and Engineering from the Centre for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Denmark. Subsequently, he has held research appointements at Aalborg University (Denmark), University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and the University of Birmingham (UK). Dr Grey joined UEA in 2017 and holds the position of Reader in Rehabilitation Neuroscience.

Research Group or Lab Membership

Aqcuired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Group

NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre

NIHR Trauma Management Healthcare Technology Co-operative

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, Aalborg University

Award Date: 14 Feb 2002

Master of Science, Simon Fraser University

Award Date: 14 Mar 1997

Bachelor of Science, University of British Columbia

Award Date: 27 Apr 1990

Media Expertise

  • Neuroscience
  • Sport
  • Dementia

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