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The HD Veiw with Dr. Michael Geschwind

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Monday, April 30, 2012 at 3:30 pm PST/6:30 pm EST

Dr. Michael Geschwind is Associate Professor of Neurology and the Michael J. Homer Chair in Neurology.

He received his MD and PhD in neuroscience through the National Institutes of Health-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, his neurology residency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and his fellowship in behavioral neurology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC). He joined the Memory and Aging Center faculty in 2003 and is now an associate professor and holds the Michael J. Homer Chair in Neurology. 

Dr. Geschwind's primary research interest is the assessment and treatment of rapidly progressive dementias, including prion diseases, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), autoimmune antibody-mediated dementias and encephalopathies.   He also has an active interest in movement disorders and cognition, including Progressive supranucelar palsy (PSP), corticobasal syndrome (CBS), and Huntington’s disease (HD). He is an active member of the Huntington’s Study Group. 

Tune in for some interesting information.

Visit his website: www.memory.ucsf.edu