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Dr Matthew Jones

Dr Jones graduated from Manchester Medical School in 2001 and trained in general medicine and then Neurology in the North West of England. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Association of British Neurologists.

He is a consultant neurologist and clinical teaching fellow at Salford Royal Foundation Trust. His subspecialty interest is in cognitive neurology and he runs a weekly clinic in the Cerebral Function Unit.

He obtained his research MD in the field of dementia from the University of Manchester in 2010. His research interests are in the clinical, genetic and pathological classification of focal dementia syndromes. Dr Jones is also Principle Investigator for a number of observational and therapeutic trials in neurological and cognitive disorders.


M Jones, S Odunsi, D du Plessis, A Vincent, M Bishop, MW Head, JW Ironside, and D Gow. Gerstmann-Straüssler-Scheinker disease:  A Novel PRNP Mutation and VGKC-Complex Antibodies. Neurology 2014 [In Press]

J Harris, C Gall, J Thompson, A Richardson, D Neary, D du Plessis, P Pal, D Mann, J Snowden, and M Jones. Classification and pathology of primary progressive aphasia. Neurology 2013 Nov 19;81(21):1832-9

J Lilleker, M Jones, R Mohanraj. VGKC complex antibodies in epilepsy: Diagnostic yield and therapeutic implications. Seizure 2013 Nov;22(9):776-9

J Harris, C Gall, J Thompson, A Richardson, D Neary, D du Plessis, P Pal, D Mann, J Snowden, and M Jones. Sensitivity and Specificity of FTDC Criteria for Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia. Neurology 2013 May 14;80(20):1881-7

Snowden JS, Rollinson S, Lafon C, Harris J, Thompson J, Richardson AM, Jones M, Gerhard A, Neary D, Mann DM, Pickering-Brown S.  Psychosis, C9ORF72 and dementia with Lewy bodies.  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2012; 83(10):1031-2.

Rylands AJ, Hinz R, Jones M, Holmes SE, Feldmann M, Brown G, McMahon AW, Talbot PS. Pre- and postsynaptic serotonergic differences in males with extreme levels of impulsive aggression without callous unemotional traits: a PET study using 11C-DASB and 11C-MDL100907. Biological Psychiatry 2012 Dec 15;72(12):1004-11

Kobylecki C, Thompson JC, Jones M et al. Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Presenting as Progressive Nonfluent Aphasia With Speech Apraxia. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2012 Jun 22.

L.F. Derbyshire, M. Jones, S. Bromage, C. Tawadros, C.D. Betts. Voiding dysfunction after left medial frontal lobe infarction. Br J Med Surg Urol (2012), doi:10.1016/j.bjmsu.2012.01.005

Snowden JS, Rollinson S, Thompson JC, Harris JM, Stopford CL, Richardson AM, Jones M et al. Distinct clinical and pathological characteristics of frontotemporal dementia associated with C9ORF72 mutations. Brain. 2012 Mar;135(Pt 3):693-708.

Jones M, Kobylecki C, Marshall AG, Silverdale MA, Talbot PR. Cerebellar axial postural tremor complicating radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012 Jun;18(5):680-1

C Kobylecki , M Jones, T Williams et al. Reversible increases in cortical diffusion-weighted MR signal in a patient with Sturge-Weber syndrome and subacute hemiplegia. J Neurol. 2011 Nov;258(11):2095-6.

C Drake, H Boutin, M Jones et al. Brain inflammation is induced by comorbidities and risk factors for stroke. Brain, Behavior and Immunity. 2011 Aug;25(6):1113-22

J Gregory, A Cowey, M Jones, S Pickard, D Ford. The anatomy, investigation and management of adult brachial plexus injuries. Orthopaedics and Trauma. 2009; 23(6): 420-432

K Herholz, SF Carter, M Jones. Positron emission tomography in dementia. British Journal of Radiology, 80 (2007), s160-s167

M Jones, R Mohanraj, S Shaunak. Eosinophilic Meningitis due to Angiostrongylus cantonensis: First Reported Case in the UK. ACNR 2007; Jan/Feb issue 6