Vikram Khurana, MD, PhD

Chief of the Movement Disorders Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School

2018 NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator

MD, University of Sydney, Australia

PhD, Harvard University

Residency and Clinical Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital; Postdoctoral Training, Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research

Bio

Dr. Khurana is the Chief of the Movement Disorders Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. His clinical and research interests relate to neurodegenerative movement disorders, particularly Parkinson’s disease. His laboratory is using patient stem cells to model and observe the misfolded forms of alpha-synuclein, a protein that becomes toxic in Parkinson’s patients, with the goal of developing patient-specific therapies. He completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and his postdoctoral studies at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.

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