Faculty

The Conference Scientific Program Committee is pleased to welcome the distinguished multi-disciplinary faculty and experts who are serving as faculty and discussion leaders for the conference.

Selma Aybek
Consultant Neurologist, Neuropsychosomatic
University Clinic for Neurology
InselSpital Bern
Bern, Switzerland

David Baguley
Professor of Hearing Sciences, University of Nottingham
Deputy Director, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Unit in Hearing
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Gaston Baslet
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard University
Boston, MA, USA

Fabrizio Benedetti, MD
University of Turin Medical School
Plateau Rosa Labs
Turin, Italy

Kailash P. Bhatia, MD, DM, FRCP
Professor of Neurology
Institute of Neurology, Sobell Department
University College London
London, United Kingdom

Richard J. Brown, PhD, ClinPsyD, CPsychol, SFHEA
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Alan J. Carson, MB ChB, MPhil, MD, FRCPsych, FRCP
Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Robert Fergusson Unit
Edinburgh, Scotland

Trudie Chalder
Dept. of Psychological Medicine
King’s College London
London, United Kingdom

Anthony David, FRCP, FRCPsych, MD
Section of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry
Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London
London, United Kingdom

Marina AJ De Koning-Tijssen, MD, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Neurology
University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG)
Groningen, Netherlands

Quinton Deeley
Senior Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, Kings College London
Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, National Autism Unit, Bethlem Royal Hospital, South London Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Joseph R. Duffy, PhD
Emeritus Professor and Consultant
Speech Pathology, Dept. of Neurology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

Mark J. Edwards, MBBS, BSc, FRCP, PhD
Professor of Neurology
St. George’s University of London
London, United Kingdom

Alberto J. Espay, MD, MSc, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director and Endowed Chair, Gardner Family
Center for Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders
University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Jeannette M. Gelauff, MD, PhD Student
Western General Hospital
Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dept. of Neurology, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)
Groningen, Netherlands

Christopher G. Goetz, MD
Professor of Neurological Sciences
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL, USA

Prof. Laura H. Goldstein
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
King’s College London
London, United Kingdom

Mark Hallett, MD
Chief, Human Motor Control Section
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA

Joseph Jankovic, MD
Professor of Neurology
Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Director, Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, USA

Eileen Joyce
Professor of Neuropsychiatry
Institute of Neurology
University College London
London, United Kingdom

Richard A. A. Kanaan, MD
Chair of Psychiatry, Austin Health
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Kathrin LaFaver, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Movement Disorders Clinic
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, USA

W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology,
Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Director of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI, USA

Anthony E. Lang, MD, FRCPC
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

Laura McWhirter
Specialty Registrar in Neuropsychiatry
Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Edinburgh, Scotland

Timothy R. Nicholson
Clinical Lecturer & Consultant Neuropsychiatrist
Section of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry (PO68)
Institute of Psychiatry Psychology & Neuroscience
King's College London
London, United Kingdom

Glenn Nielsen
Research Fellow & Physiotherapist
University College London, Institute of Neurology
The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
London, United Kingdom

David L. Perez, MD, MMSc
Director, Functional Neurological Disorders Clinic
Director, Functional Neurology Research Group
Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Markus Reuber
Academic Neurology Unit, University of Sheffield
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Karen S. Rommelfanger, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology and Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neuroethics Program
Director, Center for Ethics
Emory University
Atlanta, GA, USA

Jeffrey P. Staab, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

Jon Stone, FRCP, PhD
Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Reader in Neurology
Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital
Edinburgh, Scotland

Valerie Voon, MD PhD
Behavioral and Clinical Neurosciences Institute
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Patrik Vuilleumier, MD
Dept. of Neuroscience, University Medical School
Dept. of Neurology, University Hospital
Swiss Affective Science Center, University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Sir Simon Wessely
Professor of Psychological Medicine
Institute of Psychiatry
Kings College London
London, United Kingdom

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