Gabor Barton (MD PhD) is Professor of Clinical Biomechanics at Liverpool John Moores University.
Gabor has worked in the area of biomechanics research at Liverpool John Moores University since 1993, and has run the NHS clinical gait analysis laboratory of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital where he tested the movement of hundreds of children to inform corrective surgical interventions. He has a particular research focus on virtual rehabilitation aiming to improve the selective movement control of children with smart games. He is also performing clinical gait analysis coupled with research for all patients in the UK with alkaptonuria, a rare genetic disease leading to early osteoarthritis. Gabor collaborates with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and the National Alkaptonuria Centre in Liverpool, he is an Advisor to The Movement Centre in Oswestry and trustee of the Vincent Foundation.
Julia is a retired physiotherapist who has had many years experience working in both the NHS and the private sector.
Her first involvement with TMC was when she assisted in a research project with Dr Penny Butler, some 15 years ago. Shortly after that she was asked to be a Trustee, and continued in that role until 2019, when she retired.
Julia is on hand to advise on physiotherapy issues and to give whatever support she can to continue the valuable work that TMC does.