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Oliver Sacks, M.D. is a physician, a best-selling author, and professor of neurology and psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center. In 2007, he was named the first Columbia University Artist, in recognition of his contributions to the arts. He is best known for his collections of neurological case histories, including The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat(1985), Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (2007) and The Mi
Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN is a practicing neurologist with offices in Tarrytown and Carmel, New York. She is the Medical Adviser and a Medical Editor at Consumer Reports, and the former Editor-in-Chief of the American Academy of Neurology Website. Dr. Avitzur received her undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University, and her medical degree from The Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, where, upon graduation, she received the Merck Award for Acade
Dr. Devinsky is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. He directs the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and the Saint Barnabas Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery (INN). He received his B.S. and M.S. from Yale University, M.D. from Harvard Medical School and interned at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital. He completed neurology training at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and his epilepsy fellowship at the NIH. Dr. Devinsky's epilepsy research
Richard E. Cytowic, MD trained in neurology, neuropsychology, and ophthalmology at Duke University, Wake Forest, Londons National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, and George Washington University before founding Capitol Neurology, a private clinic in Washington DC. Dr. Cytowic is best known for bringing synesthesia back into mainstream science in 1980. It is now recognized as an important issue to how all brains perceive. For many years colleagues refused to accept synesthesia as real
Dr. Griggs is Professor of Neurology, Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics and Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He was Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester (1986-2008). He received his BA from the University of Delaware and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He received training in Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Roches
Dr. Fisher is Director of the Stanford Epilepsy Center, and performs research on new technologies to treat epilepsy. He is internationally known as a developer of new treatment protocols involving brain stimulation to stop seizures, and has been awarded NIH and industry grants to develop this as a useful therapy.He also has developed novel methods for applying drugs directly to a seizure focus on brain, thereby achieving high concentrations and avoiding some of the toxicity that
Dr Romila Mushtaq graduated from Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women in Pakistan in 1999. She completed fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and internship at University of South Carolina Medical School in Charleston, SC. Dr Mushtaq is a neurology expert who has a special interest in the health needs of women.
Dr. Frank earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a minor in Psychology at the University of Rochester in 1993 and an M.D. at Boston University School of Medicine in 1998. An Internship in Medicine and Residency in Neurology were completed at the University of Rochester. He continued at UR for a National Institutes of Health funded fellowship in Experimental Therapeutics focusing on Movement Disorders. Dr. Frank is dedicated to improving the lives of those with Parkinso
Dr. Stephen Silberstein is a Professor of Neurology at the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center.Dr. Silberstein has done extensive research and investigational drug studies on the treatment of acute migraine headache and on hormonal migraine and triggers.
A 1974 graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr Quentin Stoakes Dickins, Jr is now practicing as a neurologist at Southeast Iowa Neurological Associates in Ottumwa, Iowa. Dr Dickins also sees patients who are suffering from sleep-related disorders.
Dr. Zoltan Mari received his medical degree from the Albert Szent-Gyrgyi Medical University (now University of Szeged) in Hungary. He commenced clinical training in the US first as an Intern in Medicine at the Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, followed by a residency in Neurology at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He then undertook specialty training as a fellow in Movement Disorders at the NIH Clinical Cente