Thalis is a PhD researcher at UCL Institute of Neurology, fully-funded by the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre program. The aim of his PhD is to investigate brain network topological alterations that lead to clinical symptomatology in multiple sclerosis. He has previously obtained a Bachelor and Master degree from UCL working on developmental and stem cell neuroscience. Thalis’ interest lies in the collaboration between business and academia in order to identify the most urgent research priorities for healthcare. He joined Innovation Forum in October 2017 as a Management Associate.