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Stewart Rust

Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Road
Manchester, United Kingdom

Dr Rust completed his first degree at Leicester University, followed by the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Manchester University and a post-graduate diploma in paediatric neuropsychology in 2007.  Dr Rust has worked at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital since 2003.  He has taken a lead in developing children’s neuropsychology services at the hospital, working closely with neurology and neurosurgery colleagues to substantially develop the team. Increasingly the service is participating in international research collaborations in medicines research and in describing natural history studies for a number of rare metabolic conditions.

Special Interests:

Rare Metabolic Disorders (particularly Mucopolysaccharidoses)


Epilepsy Surgery

Children’s physical health and its relationship with emotional and cognitive development


Representative Publications:

Long-Term Safety and Clinical Outcomes of Intrathecal Heparan-N-Sulfatase in Patients With Sanfilippo Syndrome Type A

High Dose Genistein in Sanfilippo Syndrome: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Therapy Development for the Mucopolysaccharidoses: Updated Consensus Recommendations for Neuropsychological Endpoints

Social Functioning and Behaviour in Mucopolysaccharidosis IH [Hurlers Syndrome]