Expert Panel

Katerina Akassoglou

Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes; Professor of Neurology, University of California San Francisco (both CA, USA)


Richard AvivRichard Aviv

Professor of Medical Imaging, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Toronto; Affiliate scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute; Associate Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto; Co-director Neurodoppler laboratory, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center (all ON, Canada)

Bergese Sergio MDSergio D. Bergese

Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery, Chief of Neuroanesthesiology, Director of Clinical and Neurological Research and Director of Neuroanesthesia and Clinical and Perioperative Research Fellowships, Department of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus (OH, USA)


Chambers_2013_headshotChristine Chambers

Clinical Psychologist and Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience, Dalhousie University (NS, Canada)


 ThanhThanh Dang-Vu

Assistant Professor, Concordia University Research Chair in Sleep, Neuroimaging and Cognitive Health; attending neurologist and researcher at the Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal; Clinical Professor of Neurosciences at the University of Montreal and Adjunct Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University (all QC, Canada).

Timothy Deer

President and CEO, The Center for Pain Relief, Inc. (WV, USA); Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, West Virgina School of Medicine (WV, USA); President of the International Neuromodulation Society


Doris Doudet

Professor, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia (Canada)



Director of Geriatrics, Rambam Health Care Campus (Haifa, Israel) and Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Beersheba, Israel)


Alberto Espay

Associate Professor of Neurology, Director, James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Center Research Chair for Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders (University of Cincinnati, OH, USA)


S FoxSusan Fox

Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Toronto and Associate Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital (both ON, Canada)


Galvin professional photoJames E. Galvin

Professor of Clinical Biomedical Sciences and Nursing and Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University (FL, USA)


Frank Gunn-Moore

Director of Research for the School of Biology, University of St Andrews (UK)



AJ HannanAnthony Hannan

Head of the Neural Plasticity Laboratory, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne (VIC, Australia)


Christian Naus

Director of the Life Sciences Institute, Canada Research Chair in Gap Junctions and Disease, University of British Columbia (BC, Canada)



L. NazarkoLinda Nazarko

Consultant Nurse at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust (UK)


Perry PortraitGeorge Perry

Dean of the College of Sciences and Professor of Biology, The University of Texas at San Antonio (TX, USA)



Executive Medical Director and Head of the General Medicine, Bone & Neuroscience Therapeutic Area in Early Development, Amgen (CA, USA)