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Section Board for 'Clinical Neurology' (56)

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Prof. Dr. Lindsay A. Farrer
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Departments of Medicine (Biomedical Genetics), Neurology, Ophthalmology, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Interests: clinical trials; epigenetics; genomics; angiogenesis; personalized and precision medicine; metabolomics; proteomics; gene expression; extracellular RNA; disease mechanism; induced pluripotent stem cells; primary cell lines; organoids; imaging; phenotyping; in vivo and in vitro models of AMD; AMD and diseases with overlapping pathophysiology; big data
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Prof. Dr. Jianguo Zhang
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Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
Interests: neuromodulation; epilepsy; parkinson disease; deep brain stimulation; essential tremor; dystonia
Dr. Stephane Legriel
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Centre Hospitalier de Versailles,Med Surg Intens Care Unit,Le Chesnay, France
Interests: critical care medicine; neurocritical care; clinical neurophysiology
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Dr. Sanford Auerbach
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1. Neurology Department, Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Campus, MA 02118, USA
2. Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: sleep disorders; behavioral neurology; dementia
Prof. Dr. Maria A. Poca
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Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology and Neurosurgery Research Unit (UNINN) Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d’Hebron 119–129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: cerebrospinal fluid dynamics; normotensive hydrocephalus; traumatic brain injuries (TBI); pediatric neurosurgery; skull base surgery; surgery of the cranio-cervical junction
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Prof. Dr. Temel Yasin
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Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: deep brain stimulation (DBS); Parkinson’s disease; subthalamic nucleus; dorsal raphe
Prof. Dr. Rafael Badenes
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Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: traumatic brain injury; brain oxygenation; sedation; ICP; delirium; mechanical ventilation; organ donation
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Dr. Harold L. Rekate
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Dept Neurosurg, Hofstra Northwell Sch Med, Hempstead, NY 11549, USA
Interests: neurosurgery; intracranial pressure; hydrocephalus
Prof. Simona Bonavita
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Department of Advanced Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Interests: digital technology; multiple sclerosis; pilates exercise; hydrobike; mood disturbances
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Dr. Timo Siepmann
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Dresden Neurovascular Center, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Interests: brain-heart axis; secondary prevention of ischemic stroke; autonomic control of neurovascular function; clinical neuropharmacology COVID-19 and stroke; clinical research methodology; medical and research education
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Dr. Aaron S. Dumont
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Department Neurosurgery, Tulane Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Interests: stroke; cerebrovascular disease; cerebral aneurysms; subarachnoid hemorrhage; brain injury; inflammation; oxidative stress; mitochondria; vascular smooth muscle
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Prof. Dr. Sabrina Ravaglia
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IRCCS Fondazione Mondinodo, via mondino 2, Pavia, Italy
Interests: neuromuscular disorders
Dr. Anna Bersano
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Cerebrovascular Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
Interests: ischemic stroke; stroke; neurological disease; arteriopathy; moyamoya angiopathy (MA)
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Dr. Francesco Brigo
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Department of Neurology, Franz Tappeiner Hospital, Merano, Italy
Interests: neurology; evidence-based medicine; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis
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Dr. Francesco Acerbi
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Department of Neurosurgery, Foundation IRCCS Istituto Neurologico “C. Besta”, via Celoria 11, Milano, Italy
Interests: neuro-oncological surgery; neurovascular surgery; intraoperative fluorescence in neurosurgery; cerebral blood flow monitoring; skull-base surgery; techniques of cerebral revascularization; experimental microneurosurgery
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Dr. Alessio Di Fonzo
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Neurology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: Parkinson’s Disease; Neurogenetics; Genetic Dystonia; Genetic Ataxia
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Dr. Stefan Evers
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Department of Neurology, University of Münster, 48129 Münster, Germany
Interests: migraine; epilepsy; pain; neuromanifestation of HIV infection
Prof. Dr. Georgios Tsivgoulis
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1. Professor & Chairman, Second Department of Neurology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, 15344 Athens, Greece
2. Visiting Professor & Director of Stroke Research, Department of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: neurology; ischemic stroke; COVID-19; neuroimaging; cerebrovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. Hyuntae Park
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Department of Health Care Science, Dong-A University, Busan 49315, Korea
Interests: dementia; physical activity; frailty; brain function; exercise
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Dr. Peter Sporns
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1. Department of Neuroradiology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
2. Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: intracerebral hemorrhage; ischemic stroke; neuroimaging; neurointervention
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Prof. Dr. Giulia Bivona
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Institute of Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Molecular Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Biomedicine, Neurosciences and Advanced Diagnostics, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
Interests: neuro-immune interactions; neurodegeneration; CSF biomarkers; vitamin D; biomarkers; laboratory medicine; clinical chemistry
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Dr. Mariarosaria Valente
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Department of Neurosciences, Clinical Neurology, Udine University Hospital, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: stroke; headache; multiple sclerosis; sleep disorders
Prof. Dr. Marco Bozzali
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1. "Rita Levi Montalcini" Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Turin, Italy
2. Department of Neuroscience, University of Sussex, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Falmer, UK
3. Neuroimaging Laboratory, Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
Interests: Alzheimer's disease; Dementia; Multiple Sclerosis; Myotonic dystrophy; Autonomic nervous system; structural and functional MRI; TMS
Dr. Annelien Duits
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1. Department of Medical Psychology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2. Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: memory; neuropsychology; executive function; cognition; neuropsychological tests
Prof. Dr. Nathaniel Watson
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1. Department of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, DC, USA
2. UW Medicine Sleep Center, Seattle, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: sleep medicine; sleep duration; sleep epidemiology; narcolepsy; central nervous system hypersomnias
Dr. Giuseppe Lanza
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Oasi Research Institute-IRCCS, University of Catania, Troina, Italy
Interests: cognitive neuroscience; dementia; cerebrovascular; neurodegenerative diseases; neuropsychiatric disorders; sleep disorders; neuroceliachia
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Prof. Dr. Yasin Temel
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Department of Neurosurgery, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: neurosurgery; neuromodulation; deep brain stimulation; movement disorders; skull base tumours; vestibular schwannoma; chordoma
Prof. Dr. Gordon H. Baltuch
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Department of Neurosurgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Washington Square West Building, Philadelphia, PA,USA
Interests: neurosurgery; back surgery; benign neoplasm of brain; biopsy of the brain; brain tumors bulging disc; brain surgery
Dr. Francesca Morgante
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1. Neurosciences Research Centre, Molecular & Clinical Sciences Research Institute, St George's, University of London, London, UK
2. Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: Parkinson’s disease; dystonia; tremor; deep brain stimulation; device aided therapies; rare movement disorders
Prof. Dr. Tissa Wijeratne
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1. La Trobe University, Melbourne and University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
2. Department of Neurology ,Western Health, AIMMS, WCHRE level three, Melbourne Medical School & Sunshine Hospital, St Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
Interests: neuroinflammation; stroke; systems biology; public health; headache; migraine; movement disorders; advocacy
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Dr. Morgan Broggi
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Department of Neurosurgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milano, Italy
Interests: neurosurgery; brain tumors; glioma; neuro-endoscopy; hydrocephalus; neurovascular neurosurgery; fluorescent guided neurosurgery
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Dr. Angeles Almeida
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Institute of Functional Biology and Genomics (IBFG), CSIC, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Interests: stroke; neurodegeneration; neurogenesis; biomarkers; prognosis
Dr. Aristeidis H. Katsanos
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McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Interests: prevention; neurosonology; epidemiology; evidence-based medicine
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Prof. Dr. Robert C. Cantu
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Department of Neurology, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Centers, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA;
Department of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA; Concussion Legacy Foundation, Boston, MA, USA;
Department of Neurosurgery, Emerson Hospital, Concord, USA
Interests: Neurosurgery; Spine Surgery; Sports Medicine; Concussion Care
Prof. Dr. Philipp Albrecht
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Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf Neurologische Klinik, Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: multiple sclerosis; neuromyelitis spectrum disorders; optical coherence tomography; visual evoked potentials; botulinum neurotoxin therapy; general neurology
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Prof. Umberto Aguglia
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Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy Regional Epilepsy Center, Great Metropolitan Hospital Reggio Cal, Reggio di Calabria, Italy
Interests: epilepsy; electroencephalography; clinical neurophysiology; clinical neurology
Prof. Roberto Ceravolo
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Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: clinical neuropharmacology; neuroimaging; neurodegenerative diseases; Parkinson’s disease; movement disorders
Prof. Ivan Bodis-Wollner

Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Medical Center of State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases; Spatial contrast sensitivSiri Maty; pattern ERG; levodopa therapy
Dr. Aria Nouri
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Department of Neurosurgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); cervical canal stenosis; Subacute Combined Degeneration of the Spinal Cord (SACD); anemia and DCM; cervical spine surgery; surgical decision-making; surgical outcome prediction; Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (OPLL); cervical spondylolithesis
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Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Hartung
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Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Heinrich-Heine-University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Interests: immune mediated neurological disroders; multiple sclerosis; NMOSD; immune encephalitides; immune neuropathies; Guillan Barre syndrome and CIDP
Dr. Giulio Disanto
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Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
Interests: general neurology; multiple sclerosis and demyelinating diseases; genetics; epidemiology; biomarkers
Dr. Junghee Lee
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Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center (BU ADC), Boston, MA, USA
Interests: neuroscience; neuronal cell death and survival; epigenetic modifications; synaptic transmission; primary cell culture; neuron; astrocyte; microglia; oligodendrocyte; motor neuron; Alzheimer’s disease; Huntington’s disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease; oxidative stress; non-cell autonomous toxicity; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Hugues Chabriat
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Head, Department of Neurology University Hospital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
Interests: stroke clinical trial; stroke recovery; cerebral small vessel disease; vascular leukoencephalopathy; cerebral vein thrombosis; neuroimaging; hereditary cerebrovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. Pierre Gressens
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Research Officer (DR2 Inserm) and Director, UMR 676 Inserm-Paris 7 University, Robert-Debré Hospital, Paris, France
Interests: neuroinflammation; microglia; neuroprotection; stem cells; developing brain; white matter damage; nanoparticules
Dr. Samar S. Ayache
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1. EA4391 Excitabilité Nerveuse & Therapeutique, Université Paris Est Créteil, 94010 Creteil, France
2. Neurophysiology department, Henri Mondor Hospital, 94010 Créteil, France
Interests: multiple sclerosis; MS fatigue; MS pain; neurophysiology; evoked potentials; electroencephalography; non-invasive brain stimulation
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Dr. Moussa Antoine Chalah
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1. Excitabilité Nerveuse et Thérapeutique, Université Paris-Est-Créteil, 94000 Créteil, France
2. Service de Physiologie - Explorations Fonctionnelles, Hôpital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, 94000 Créteil, France
Interests: neurosciences; multiple sclerosis; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS); Transcranial Direct- Current Stimulation (tDCS)
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Prof. Dr. Michael G. Hennerici
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Department of Neurology, Universitätsklinikum Mannheim, Ruprecht‐Karls‐Universität Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
Interests: stroke; neuroprotection; neurodegeneration; brain diseases; neuroimaging; neurophysiology; movement disorders
Dr. Divyanshu Dubey
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Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Interests: neuroimmunology; autoimmune encephalitis; autoimmune epilepsy; neuromyelitis optica; inflammatory neuropathy; myositis
Dr. Devin K. Binder
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Division of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: aquaporin-4; astrocytes and epilepsy; neurophotonics; neuroengineering
Prof. Dr. Cristoforo Comi
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Department of Translational Medicine, Section of Neurology, University of Piemonte Orientale, 28100 Novara, Italy
Interests: neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease, Huntington disease, other movement disorders, Alzheimer's disease; neuroimmune diseases including: multiple sclerosis, inflammatory neuropathies, myasthenia gravis
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Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Filosto
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1. Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
2. NeMO-Brescia Clinical Center for Neuromuscular Diseases; ERN Euro-NMD Center for Neuromuscular Diseases, ASST Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
Interests: clinical; diagnostic; pathological and pathophysiological aspects of neuromuscular diseases; including metabolic myopathies (muscle glycogenosis; lipid storage myopathies; and mitochondrial diseases); muscular dystrophies; neuropathies and motor neuron diseases
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Dr. Sang Ryong Kim
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Director of Neurodegeneration Control Lab., School of Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Brain Science and Engineering Institute, Kyungpook National University, Biotechnology Room 312, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: Parkinson's disease; neurodegeneration; neuroprotection; neurorestoration; neurotrophic factors
Dr. Giuseppe Ristagno
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1. Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation University of Milan, Italy
2. Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Interests: cardiac arrest; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; emergency medicine; critical care; trauma
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Dr. Jussi Sipilä
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1. Clinical Neurosciences, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
2. Department of Neurology, North Karelia Central Hospital, Siun Sote, Joensuu, Finland
Interests: clinical neuroepidemiology; clinical (adult) neurology; movement disorders; Huntington's disease; Parkinson's disease; Guillain-Barré syndrome; multiple sclerosis; stroke; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myoclonic epilepsy
Prof. Dr. Mark S. Sands
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Washington University School of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Genetics, Box 8007, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Interests: inborn errors of metabolism; neurodegenerative disease; gene therapy; stem cells; Lysosomal storage diseases
Prof. Dr. Evan Y. Snyder
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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD Faculty, 10901 North Torrey Pines Road, Room 7261, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Interests: stem cells; neural transplantation; neurodegenerative diseases; regenerative medicine; gene therapy; cancer; melanoma; peripheral vascular disease; arthritis; muscular dystrophy; Alzheimer's disease; Huntington's disease; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; injury; childhood diseases; neurological and psychiatric disorders
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