Saiju Jacob did his early neurology training at the Atkinson Morley’s/St George’s Hospital in London, later moving to the West Midlands where he completed his specialist training. He did a neuromuscular / neuroimmunology 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. He is currently a consultant neurologist at the University Hospitals of Birmingham and is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, where he looks into various neuroimmunological aspects of peripheral and central nervous system disorders. His current active research interests include autoimmune encephalitis, stiff person syndrome, Susac’s disease and myasthenia gravis, including clinical trials in myasthenia. Outside work he loves travelling and has an interest in amateur photography.