Basal ganglia: functional anatomy and neuropharmacology
Nov. 21, 2020
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We are delighted to present this video interview with Dr. Stanley Fahn, H. Houston Merritt Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Director Emeritus of the Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders at Columbia University.
Dr. Fahn discusses the influences and milestones in his illustrious career as a pioneering clinician-researcher in the field of movement disorders. Dr. Fahn retired from Columbia University on Jan 1, 2021, after 57 years of teaching, research, and patient care. His major research interest has been in experimental therapeutics, and he has participated in many clinical trials, especially in Parkinson disease. Dr. Fahn co-founded the Parkinson Study Group, the Movement Disorder Society, and the journal Movement Disorders. He co-created, organized, and/or executed several universally applied rating scales for Parkinson disease and dystonia.
Dr. Fahn is interviewed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic and Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders of the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Jankovic serves on the MedLink Neurology Executive Committee and is also Senior Associate Editor of the Movement Disorders section.