Dr Mick Thacker
Dr. Mick Qualified as a physiotherapist from West Middlesex University Hospital School of physiotherapy and worked as a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist at several London teaching hospitals. He undertook and passed with distinction advanced training in manual therapy before completing a Master’s degree at University College London. Mick completed his PhD here at King’s, his thesis focused on neuro-immune interactions and pain; more specifically the role of the chemokine CCL2 as a key mediator of neuropathic pain. He held lecturing posts at Brunel University and St Georges Medical School before coming to King’s. Mick rewrote and leads the MSc Pain; Science and Society programme at King’s and is involved with inter-professional learning initiatives for pain both at the university and in the wider academic arena, recently being invited to join the curriculum development team of the International Association for the Study of Pain.
Publications: 2007 -
Dr Mick Thacker's publications (pdf, 76 KB)