Lynn Rochester

    Newcastle University

    Lynn Rochester is Professor of Human Movement Science in the Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Newcastle University, UK, and an NIHR Senior Investigator

    Her research interests are in ageing and neurodegenerative disease focused on the motor and non-motor mechanisms of gait and falls, surrogate markers of disease and disease progression, digital healthcare, and development and evaluation of novel interventions.

    She set up and leads the Brain and Movement Research Group (BAM) (, a multidisciplinary research group with a focus on age-related gait and mobility disorders. Lynn is the Co-ordinator for Mobilise-D (, a Public-Private Consortium funded by the European Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) 2 Joint Undertaking, which aims to validate and obtain regulatory approval of mobility assessment using digital technology to enhance clinical trials and aid clinical management.

    She is also a co-applicant on IDEA-FAST, another EU IMI consortium, which aims to identify digital endpoints for fatigue and sleep in inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. She takes a key role in academic and clinical professional leadership. She has published over 230 academic journal papers and book chapters in her specialist field.