Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 3313 5526d.kaski




Neuro-otologyLab BlockCharing Cross Campus





Dr Diego Kaski is a Consultant Neurologist at the University College London Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He holds and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London, and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College London, where he completed a PhD investigating the cortical mechanisms underlying human spatial navigation. He set up and directed an acute vertigo service in Charing Cross Hospital, London between 2009-2012.

He has continued to develop strong clinical links with the department of Neurology at Charing Cross Hospital, and also with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. His current interests include the application of imaging and behavioural paradigms to understand the cognitive mechanism of human gait dysfunction, and non-invasive brain stimulation techniques to modulate gait in humans.

He has ongoing collaborative research links within the Division of Brain Sciences at Imperial College London, and with the Institute of Neurology, University College London.



Coebergh J, Zimianiti I, Kaski D, 2021, Shoulder-Tap Test for Functional Gait Disorders: A Sign of Abnormal Anticipatory Behavior., Neurology

Mendis S, Ealing J, Larkin J, et al., 2021, Isolated imbalance due to bilateral vestibular failure following immune checkpoint inhibitor administration: two cases., Eur J Cancer, Vol:156, Pages:187-189

Curro R, Salvalaggio A, Tozza S, et al., 2021, RFC1 expansions are a common cause of idiopathic sensory neuropathy, Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, Vol:26, ISSN:1085-9489, Pages:335-335

Castro Abarca P, Vadera S, Bancroft MJ, et al., 2021, Acute onset fear of falling and treatment with “Cognitive Physical Therapy”, Frontiers in Neurology, Vol:12, ISSN:1664-2295, Pages:1-7

Man Chan Y, Wong Y, Khalid N, et al., 2021, Prevalence of acute dizziness and vertigo in cortical stroke, European Journal of Neurology, Vol:28, ISSN:1351-5101, Pages:3177-3181

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