We are proud to welcome Susan Bressman, MD as the keynote speaker for the Florida Advanced Neuroscience Network 2017 Regional Neuroscience Symposium.
- Dr. Bressman is an internationally renowned neurologist recognized for her work in characterizing genes and phenotypes related to Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders.
- She and her colleagues at Albert Einstein College of Medicine are credited with reporting a specific gene mutation that is a major cause of Parkinson’s disease among Jews of Central and Eastern European descent.
- She has authored more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is a co-editor of two books and lectured in numerous national and international academic courses and symposia.
- Named by Castle Connolly, New York Magazine, and The New York Times Magazine as a Best Doctor.
Dr. Bressman also serves on the scientific advisory boards and committees of the NIH, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Bachmann-Strauss Foundation for Dystonia and Parkinson’s Research, American Academy of Neurology, and the Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation.