Frontiers of Science: Prof. Alberto J. Espay

Frontiers of Science
September 23rd at 17:00
Virtual event

Prof. Alberto J. Espay, University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute, US
The proteinopathy narrative in neurodegenerative disorders
host: Imran Waggan (

Register latest September 22nd at 12:00

Unfortunately, Prof. Espay won’t have time for virtual cup of coffee with students.

Dr. Alberto Espay is Professor and Endowed Chair of the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Center for Parkinson’s disease at the University of Cincinnati. He has published over 270 research articles and 8 books, including Common Movement Disorders Pitfalls, which received the Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award in 2013 and Brain Fables, the Hidden History of Neurodegenerative Diseases and a Blueprint to Conquer them, coauthored with Parkinson patient and advocate Benjamin Stecher, ed by the Association of American Publishers for the PROSE Award honoring the best scholarly work in Neuroscience published in 2020. He has served as Chair of the Movement Disorders Section of the American Academy of Neurology, Associate Editor of Movement Disorders, and in the utive Committee of the Parkinson Study Group (PSG). He currently serves the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society (MDS) as Chair of the Task Force on Technology and as Secretary of its Pan-American Section. With colleagues at the University of Cincinnati, he recently launched the first biomarker study of aging (, designed to match people with neurodegenerative disorders to available therapies from which they are most biologically suitable to benefit, regardless of clinicopathologic diagnoses.

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