Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Parkinson’s Disease Research at the NIH with Dr. Walter Koroshetz
In this session of Dr. Gilbert Hosts, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) discusses Parkinson’s disease research at the NIH.
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ABOUT OUR SPEAKER: Dr. Walter Koroshetz
Dr. Koroshetz became Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in 2015. NINDS aims to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease. Dr. Koroshetz joined NINDS in 2007 as the Institute’s Deputy Director and has held leadership roles in a number of NIH and NINDS programs including the NIH’s BRAIN Initiative, NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience, and the Helping to End Addiction Long Term (HEAL) Initiative. NINDS is the lead Institute for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) research at NIH.
Before joining NINDS, Dr. Koroshetz served as Vice-Chair of the Neurology service and Director of Stroke and Neurointensive care services at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He was a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and led Neurology resident training at MGH between 1990 and 2007.