Dr Anne GM Schilder is Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at the University College London Ear Institute and Director of the National Institute for Health Research UCLH Biomedical Research Centre Hearing Theme. She practices Paediatric ENT at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London and at the Primary Care Centre ‘Binnenstad’ in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
She is joint Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane ENT and National Specialty Lead for ENT for the NIHR Clinical Research Network and Royal College of Surgeons Clinical Research Initiative.
Her research focuses on translation of hearing discoveries into novel treatments for patients with hearing loss. This ranges from designing and delivering first-in-man trials, analysis of routine health data, to health economics and health policy to prepare healthcare systems for the arrival of drug, gene and cell therapies for hearing loss.
She also holds a chair at the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands, working with primary care researchers on developing evidence-based interventions for otitis media in children. She is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.