C. Warren Olanow, M.D.
C. Warren Olanow, M.D. (U.S.) is the Henry P. and Georgette Goldschmidt Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and Chief of the Neurology Service at the Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of Toronto, performed his neurology training at the New York Neurological Institute at Columbia University, and did post-graduate studies in neuroanatomy at Columbia University. He served on the faculties of McGill University, Duke University, and the University of South Florida prior to assuming his present position. Dr. Olanow has authored more than 300 publications primarily related to Parkinson’s disease and neurodegeneration. He is currently President of the Movement Disorder Society and Treasurer of the American Neurological Association.
Fabrizio Stocchi M.D., Ph.D
Fabrizio Stocchi M.D., Ph.D, is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Research Centre at the Institute for Research and Medical Care, IRCCS San Raffaele, Rome, Italy. He is also a Scientific Advisor of the Institute for Parkinson’s Disease Research in Vicenza. Professor Stocchi was awarded his MD from the University of L’Aquila and his Ph.D from the University of Catania. Professor Stocchi’s research activities have centered on neuropharmacology in the field of movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. He has published many books and papers on the genetics, clinical diagnosis, characterization and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, as well as in preclinical research into the disease. He is an active member of 11 societies, including the Movement Disorder Society, the European Clinical Neuropharmacology Society and the European Federation Neurological Society.