MedLink Neurology Editorial Board

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Editor-In-Chief

Raymond P Roos MD*
Marjorie and Robert E. Straus Professor in Neurological Science
Professor of Neurology
University of Chicago Medical Center
Editorial Board Member since 2001: Neuroimmunology
*Chair, Executive Committee

Disclosures: Dr. Raymond Roos serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Revalesio Corporation and a Data and Safety Monitoring Board for a clinical trial of a Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals product, has received consulting fees from M-T Pharmacy and Best Doctors and holds shares in Amgen, Merck, Ionis, and GE.

 

Senior Associate Editors


 

Emma Ciafaloni MD FAAN
Robert C. and Rosalyne H. Griggs Professor in Experimental Therapeutics of Neurologic Disease
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Director Pediatric Neuromuscular Medicine
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Neuromuscular Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Ciafaloni of the University of Rochester received consulting fees from Biogen and a research grant from Sarepta.


 

Antonio Culebras MD* 
Professor of Neurology
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Sleep Center, Upstate University Hospital at Community General
Syracuse, New York
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1994: Sleep Disorders
*Member, Executive Committee

Disclosures: Dr. Culebras of SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse received an honorarium from Jazz Pharmaceuticals for a speaking engagement.


 

Darryl De Vivo MD
Sidney Carter Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Co-Director, Motor Neuron Center
Associate Chairman for Pediatric Neurosciences and Developmental Neurobiology
Founding Director of the Colleen Giblin Research Laboratories for Pediatric Neurology
Columbia University
Founding Editorial Board Member 1995-2009, Emeritus since 2009: Childhood Metabolic Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. De Vivo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Salvatore DiMauro MD
Lucy G Moses Professor of Neurology
Director Emeritus of H. Houston Merritt Clinical Research Center for the Study of Muscular Dystrophy and Related Diseases
Associate Chair for Laboratory Research and Training
Columbia University
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1992, Emeritus since 2017: Neuromuscular Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. DiMauro has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Edward Dropcho MD
Professor of Neurology
Indiana University
Editorial Board Member since 2008: Neuro-Oncology

Disclosures: Dr. Dropcho has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jerome Engel Jr MD PhD
Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1992: Epilepsy

Disclosures: Dr. Engel has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Randolph W Evans MD
Clinical Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Editorial Board Member since 1996: Trauma to the Nervous System

Disclosures: Dr. Evans received honorariums from Allergan, Amgen, Avanir, DepoMed, and Novartis for speaking engagements and honorariums from Alder, Amgen, Lilly, Novartis, and Promius for advisory board membership.

Martin Farlow MD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Editorial Board Member since 2001: Behavioral Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Farlow received research grant support from AbbVie, Accera, Biogen, Eisai,  Eli Lilly, Genentech, Roche, Lundbeck, Novartis, Suven Life Sciences Ltd, and Boehringer Ingelheim; fees from Accera, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Avanir, Axovant, AZ Therapies, Eli Lilly and Company, FORUM Pharmaceuticals,  INC Research, KCRN Research, Kyowa Kirin Pharma, Longeveron, Medavante, Merck, Medtronic, Proclara, Neurotrope Biosciences, Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc., Takeda, United Neuroscience Inc., and vTv Therapeutics for consultancy, or advisory board/DSMB membership; and licensing fees from Elan.

James Goodwin MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology
Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology Service
University of Illinois at Chicago
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1994: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Disclosures: Dr. Goodwin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Francesc Graus MD PhD
Chief of the Department of Neurology of Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
Professor of Medicine of the University of Barcelona
Senior Consultant at Hospital Clínic, Barcelona
Director, Laboratory Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology
Institut D’Investigacions Biomédiques August Pi I Sunyer
Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Neuroimmunology

Disclosures: Dr. Graus has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

John E Greenlee MD
Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Neurology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Staff Neurologist
George E Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1993: Infectious Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Greenlee received an honorarium from Merck for authorship.

Joseph Jankovic MD*
Professor of Neurology
Director, Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic
Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1992: Movement Disorders
*Member, Executive Committee

Disclosures: Dr. Jankovic has received research and/or training grants from Adamas, Allergan, Biotie, Civitas/Acorda, Hoffmann-La Roche, Medtronic, Merz, Neurocrine , Nuvelution, Pfizer, Prothena, Psyadon, Revance, and Teva; and has served as a consultant or as an advisory committee member for Adamas, Allergan, Merz, Prothena, Revance, and Teva.

Michael V Johnston MD
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1993: Pediatric Neurology

Disclosures: Dr. Johnston has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Howard S Kirshner MD
Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Hearing and Speech Sciences
Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Director, Vanderbilt Stroke Center
Consultant, Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Behavioral Neurology

Disclosures: Dr. Kirshner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Douglas J Lanska MD FAAN MS MSPH
Professor of Neurology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin
Professor of Psychiatry
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1993: Neuro-Otology and Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Disclosures: Dr. Lanska has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Steven R Levine MD
Professor of Neurology and Emergency Medicine
Vice-Chair of Neurology, Associate Dean for Clinical Research and Faculty Development
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1994: Cerebrovascular Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Levine received honorariums from Genentech for service on a scientific advisory committee and a research grant from Genentech as a principal investigator.

Zachary N London MD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Neurology Residency Program
University of Michigan
Editorial Board Member since 2006: Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Disclosures: Dr. London has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Rimas V Lukas MD 
Associate Chief of the Division of Neuro-Oncology
Associate Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Neuro-Oncology

Disclosures: Dr. Lukas received honorariums from AstraZeneca as an advisory board member and AbbVie as a guest speaker and advisory board member.

Bernard L Maria MD MBA
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Editorial Board Member since 2006: Pediatric Neurology

Disclosures: Dr. Maria has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Roger Packer MD
Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
George Washington University
Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine
Director, Brain Tumor Institute
Director, Daniel and Jennifer Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Editorial Board Member since 2002: Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Disclosures: Dr. Packer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Tyler Reimschisel MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Developmental Medicine and the Center for Child Development
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Editorial Board Member since 2008: Metabolic Disorders in Childhood

Disclosures: Dr. Reimschisel received contracted research grants from Shire.


 

Lewis P Rowland MD †
Professor of Neurology
Neurological Institute of New York
Columbia University
Founding Editorial Board Member 1995-2016, Emeritus 2016-2017: Neuromuscular Disorders
† Deceased

Harvey B Sarnat MD
Professor of Paediatrics, Pathology, (Neuropathology) and Clinical Neurosciences
Owerko Centre, Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1994: Developmental Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Sarnat has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Raphael Schiffmann MD
Adjunct Professor, Baylor University
Director, Institute of Metabolic Disease
Baylor Research Institute
Editorial Board Member since 2011: Neurodegenerative Disorders in Childhood

Disclosures: Dr. Schiffmann received research grants from Amicus Therapeutics, Protalix Biotherapeutics, and Sanofi Genzyme.

Nina Schor MD PhD*
Deputy Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Maryland
Editorial Board Member since 2005: Pediatric Neurology
*Member, Executive Committee

Disclosures: Dr. Schor has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Stephen D Silberstein MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Jefferson Headache Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Founding Editorial Board Member since 1994: Headache

Disclosures: Dr. Silberstein receives honorariums from Allergan, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Curelator, Depomed, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, eNeura,  INSYS Therapeutics, Lilly USA, Supernus Pharmacerticals,  Thernica and Trigemina for consulting. He is also the  principal investigator for a clinical trials conducted by Alder Biopharmaceuticals, Amgen, electroCore Medical, Lily USA and Teva.

Jonathan D Trobe MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Neurology
University of Michigan
Editorial Board Member since 1996: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Disclosures: Dr. Trobe has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Louis H Weimer MD
Professor of Neurology at CUMC
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
Editorial Board Member since 2004: Peripheral Neuropathies

Disclosures: Dr. Weimer has received consulting fees from Roche.

Barry Wolf MD PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Editorial Board Member since 2008: Metabolic Disorders in Childhood

Disclosures: Dr. Wolf has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Associate Editors

James G Greene MD PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Divisions of General Neurology and Movement Disorders
Director, Neurohospitalist Program
Associate Chief of Service for Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Editorial Board Member since 2013: General Neurology

Disclosures: Dr. Greene has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michio Hirano MD*
Professor and Director
H Houston Merritt Neuromuscular Research Center
Columbia University
Editorial Board Member since 2014: Neuromuscular Disorders
*Member, Executive Committee

Disclosures: Dr. Hirano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael J Howell MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
Sleep Disorders Center
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center
Hennepin County Medical Center
Editorial Board Member since 2016: Sleep Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Howell received grant support from Apnex and GE and honorariums from Inspire as a panel member.

AHM Mahbubul Huq MD PhD
Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Neurology
Wayne State University
Editorial Board Member since 2009: Neurodegenerative Disorders in Childhood

Disclosures: Dr. Huq has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

K K Jain MD
Consultant in Neurology
Basel, SWITZERLAND
Editorial Board Member since 1997: Therapies

Disclosures: Dr. Jain has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Matthew Lorincz MD PhD
Associate Professor
University of Michigan
Editorial Board Member since 2010 : General Neurology

Disclosures: Dr. Lorincz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Victor W Mark MD
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Editorial Board Member since 1997: Behavioral Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Mark has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

C P Panayiotopoulos MD PhD
Consultant Emeritus in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy
St Thomas Hospital, London
Editorial Board Member since 2002: Epilepsy

Disclosures: Dr. Panayiotopoulos has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Federica Provini MD PhD
IRCCS Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche di Bologna
University of Bologna
Bologna, ITALY
Editorial Board Member since 2016: Sleep Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Provini received speakers fees from Eisai Japan, Fidia, and Vanda Pharmaceuticals.

Anthony T Reder MD
Professor of Neurology
University of Chicago
Editorial Board Member since 2000: Neuroimmunology

Disclosures: Dr. Reder served on advisory boards and as a consultant for Bayer, Biogen Idec, Caremark Rx, Genentech, Genzyme, Novartis, Malinkrodt, Serono, and Teva-Marion.

Karen L Roos MD FAAN
John and Nancy Nelson Professor of Neurology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Editorial Board Member since 2014: Infectious Diseases

Disclosures: Dr. Roos has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Joseph R Siebert PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Developmental Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Siebert has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

John M Stern MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Epilepsy Clinical Program
University of California, Los Angeles
Editorial Board Member since 2003: Epilepsy Treatment

Disclosures: Dr. Stern received honorariums from Sunovion and UCB  as an advisor and from Cyberonics, Eisai, Lundbeck, and UCB as a lecturer.

 

Christina Ulane MD PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, VC-10 Neurology Resident Clinic
Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical Center
Editorial Board Member since 2017: Neuromuscular Disorders

Disclosures: Dr. Ulane has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Shuu-Jiun Wang MD
Deputy Director, Neurological Institute
Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Professor and Chairman, Faculty of Medicine
National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine
Taipei, Taiwan
Editorial Board Member since 2009: Headache

Disclosures: Dr. Wang received consulting fees from Eli Lilly and Daichi-Sank.

Former Editors
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