Dr. Brian Isbell, BSc, PGCE, PhD, DO, MBiol completed a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry at London University and a PhD in Biophysics at the Medical Research Council, Mill Hill. Brian then went on to teach in a medical school in West Africa for four years before returning to the UK to take up a post as a lecturer in biomedical sciences in what was to become the University of Westminster. In 1993 he completed his training in osteopathy and naturopathy at the College of Osteopaths. Brian was a Head of a Department in a School of Life Sciences at the University of Westminster, where he managed a large scheme of degrees in Complementary Medicine as well as lecturing on health sciences, complementary medicine and research. Brian has carried out clinical research and published over 30 papers on topics including the evaluation of effectiveness of complementary therapies and developing educational provision in complementary medicine. For the past 20 years he has practiced as an osteopath, craniosacral therapist and naturopath in the NHS, private practice and a university teaching clinic.