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NIHR Clinical Lecturer, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Dr Eccles is currently working on an Academy of Medical Sciences grant to explore neural connectivity in hypermobility using leading edge Human Connectome Project techniques. To see if you are eligible to take part in this Brighton based study please check out

Her Academy of Medical Sciences Webcast on exploring the link between joint hypermobility and anxiety is available

She was recently awarded a prestigious MQ Arthritis Research UK Fellows Award to conduct a randomised clinical trial of a new targeted treatment for anxiety in hypermobility. Please see and

Alongside clinical academic colleagues at BSMS, Professor Neil Harrison (link to his page) and Dr Alessandro Colasanti, Dr Eccles is a clinician in the exciting new Immunopsychiatry Service based at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Please see


MB ChB, Dip(French), MA, MSc, MRCPsych, PhD, PGCert HE