Saiju Jacob is a Consultant Neurologist at the University Hospitals Birmingham and an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy at the University of Birmingham.  He did his neurology training in London and the West Midlands and a clinical research fellowship at the University of Oxford. His doctoral thesis was on the clinical, immunological and neurophysiological aspects of myasthenia gravis, which was partly funded by the Myasthenia Gravis Association. Saiju has undertaken several clinical trials and studies in the field of myasthenia gravis and other peripheral/central autoimmune neurological diseases. He is the Training Programme Director for Neurology at the Health Education England, West Midlands and is also the Neurology lead for the Regional NIHR Clinical Research Network.  He maintains an active teaching portfolio for both undergraduates and postgraduates, nationally and internationally. Saiju is one of the National Executive Council members of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN) and is a member of the ABN research committee and the specialist advisory groups on MS/neuroinflammation and neuromuscular diseases. He chairs the special interest group on myasthenia at the ABN.