About the Editors


K. Ray Chaudhuri, MD FRCP DSc
Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience
King's College London
London, UK


Dr. K. Ray Chaudhuri is the Medical Director of the National Parkinson Foundation International Centre of Excellence and Principal Investigator at the Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute and NIHR biomedical research centre at the Institute of Psychiatry. His major research interests are non-motor symptoms and continuous drug delivery treatments of PD, restless legs syndrome, sleep problems in PD, and parkinsonism in minority ethnic groups. 

David Sulzer, PhD
Department of Neurology
Columbia University


David Sulzer is a neuroscientist and Professor of Neurobiology in Psychiatry, Neurology and Pharmacology at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). His lab explores synaptic connections that underlie learning as well as neurodegenerative diseases that occur at these synapses. Their work has made fundamental contributions to understanding the roles of these synapses in Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, schizophrenia, autism, and drug addiction. 

Advisory Editor

Stanley Fahn, MD
Department of Neurology
Columbia University


Stanley Fahn is the H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders at Columbia University.  He continues to be active in patient care, research, and teaching and has trained over 130 movement disorder fellows, including many who are professors of neurology around the globe.

Associate Editors

Stephanie Cragg, MA, DPhil
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK


Stephanie Cragg is currently a Beit Memorial Research Fellow at the University Department of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford. Her laboratory focuses on understanding dopamine neurotransmission in the basal ganglia, control by striatal circuits, and dysfunction in neurodegenerative disorders and drug addiction and is at the forefront of understanding neuronal signalling dynamics in relation to the biology of neurodegenerative disease and addiction.

John Duda, MD
Dept. of Neurology, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
University of Pennsylvania

John Duda's research activities include basic science investigations into the role of Lewy pathology in the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease and related disorders as well as investigations into the mechanisms involved in the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Simon Lewis, PhD 
Brain & Mind Research Institute
The University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Simon Lewis is currently NHMRC-ARC Dementia Fellow, who works as a Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sydney. He has a specialist interest in both newly diagnosed and advanced Parkinson's Disease with expertise in freezing of gait, hallucinations, memory problems and sleep disturbances.  

Pablo Martinez-Martin, MD, PhD
National Center of Epidemiology
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Madrid, Spain


Pablo Martinez-Martin is a neurologist and a scientific researcher for the Spanish Public Boards of Research at the National Center of Epidemiology, Carlos II Institute of Health (ISCIII). His research interest is focused on movement disorders, especially Parkinson's disease, assessment instruments, outcomes research, dementia, prion diseases, and the burden placed on caregivers.

Andrew B. Singleton, Ph.D.
Bethesda, MD


Andrew Singleton's research interests focus on the genetics of neurological disease. His team investigates the genetic and cellular mechanisms underlying simple-Mendelian and complex neurological diseases. 

Malú G. Tansey, PhD
Deptartment of Physiology
Emory University

Malú Tansey's research interests include investigating the role and regulation of neuroinflammatory and immune system responses in modulating the gene-environment interactions that determine risk for development and progression of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disease. She investigates the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neuroinflammation in age-related neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders (PD, AD, and depression respectively) with the long-term goal of developing better therapeutic interventions to prevent or treat these disorders.

Assistant Editors

Nataliya Titova, N.I. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia

Editorial Board 

Angelo Antonini, IRCCS Hospital San Camillo & Padua University Hospital, Venice, Italy
Nigel S. Bamford, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Erwan Bezard, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Sandra Blaess, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
David J. Brooks, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Richard Brown, King's College London, London, UK
Patrik Brundin, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Francisco Cardoso, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
W. Michael Caudle, Department of Environmental Health, Emory University, GA, USA
Kelvin Chou, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Mark R. Cookson, Bethesda, MD, USA
Roberto Erro, University of Salerno, Fisciano SA, Italy
Sheila Fleming, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Edward A. Fon, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Susan Fox, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Joseph H. Friedman, Butler Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Victor SC Fung, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Howard E. Gendelman, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
Dwight German, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Nobutaka Hattori, Jutendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Karen Herlofson, Sorlandet Hospital, Arendal, Norway
Peter Jenner, King's College London, London, UK
Beom Seok Jeon, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Un Jung Kang, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Michael G. Kaplitt, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Diego Kaski, University College London, London, UK
Deniz Kirik, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Benzi M. Kluger, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
Anthony E. Lang, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Irene Litvan, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Jau-Shin Lou, University of North Dakota and Sanford Health, ND, USA
Davide Martino, King's College London, Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Ignacio F. Mata, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH, USA
Per Odin, Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Santiago Perez-Lloret, Catholic University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Christian Pifl, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Marios Politis, Imperial College London & King's College London, London, UK
Heinz Reichmann, Technische Universitaet Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Raymond Rosales, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines
Anette-Eleonore Schrag, UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
Jie Shen, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
Yoland Smith, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Maria Grazia Spillantini, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Fabrizio Stocchi, IRCCS San Raffaele Rome, Rome, Italy
Ryosuke Takahashi, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Caroline Tanner, San Francisco Veteran's Affairs Medical Center & University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Lars Timmermann, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Laura A. Volpicelli-Daley, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
Courtney C. Walton, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Daniel Weintraub, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Yih-Ru Wu, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Richard J. Youle, Bethesda, MD, USA
Zhenyu Yue, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
Luigi Zecca, Institute of Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council, Segrate, Italy
Panagiotis Zis, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK

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