Michael Jenkinson is a Reader in Neurosurgery and Honorary consultant neurosurgeon at the University of Liverpool and Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust. He sub-specialises in neurosurgical oncology including awake craniotomy, intraventricular / pineal tumours and stereotactic radiosurgery.
He chairs the National Cancer Research Institute brain tumour Clinical Studies Group, as well as being a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons academic committee and The Brain Tumour Charity Quality of Life Scientific Advisory Board.
His research interests include meningioma and cerebral metastasis, and clinical studies on quality of life in brain tumours. He is the recipient of grants for basic science and clinical research from the MRC, NIHR and Industry, including as chief investigator for the international, multi-centre ROAM-1308 trial (Radiation versus Observation following surgical resection of Atypical Meningioma) and the KEATING trial (Ketogenic Diet in Glioma).