Dr Khalid Ali – Secretary

Khalid-AliKhalid Ali, MBBS, MRCP, MD, is a senior lecturer in Geriatrics at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS), and honorary stroke consultant at Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath.

He qualified from the Faculty of Medicine, University Khartoum, Sudan in 1994 with Lord Kitchener Prize for the best academic performance throughout medical school.

He did his training in Geriatrics in the West Midlands, UK 2000-2005. His research interests are hypoxia in early stroke, consent and assent into stroke trials, blood pressure control in the community, and Probiotics.

He is the secretary for the Cardiovascular Section of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), and representative of the South East of England Stroke Research Network (SRN) in the Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) for Surrey and Sussex. He is a reviewer for the BMJ, Age and Ageing, European Journal of Neurology, Dysphagia, International Journal of Nutrition, Health and Ageing, and a keen reviewer of film for the BMJ.

Recent publications

  1. Ali K, Leong K, Houlder S, Getov S, Lee R, Rajkumar C. The relationship between dipping profile in blood pressure and neurologic deficit in early acute ischaemic stroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular diseases in press
  2. Ali K, Rajkumar C, Fantin F, Schiff R, Bulpitt C. Irbesartan improves arterial compliance more than lisinopril. Journal of Vascular health and risk management 2009; 5: 587-92
  3. Dhoat S, Ali K, Bulpitt CJ, Rajkumar C. Vascular compliance is reduced in Vascular Dementia and not in Alzheimer’s disease. Age and Ageing 2008; 37:653-9
  4. Ali K, Cheek E, Sills S, Crome P, Roffe C. Day-night differences in oxygen saturation and the frequency of desaturations in the first 24 hours in patients with acute stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2007; 16 (6):239-44