Speakers

The following is a list of all speakers for the NANS 21st Annual Meeting.

Gregory Worrell, MD PhD -- Professor

Gregory Worrell, MD PhD Professor

Dr. Greg Worrell is Professor of Neurology and Physiology & Biomedical Engineering at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He is Vice-chair of Neurology Research and Director of Mayo Systems Electrophysiology Laboratory (MSEL). His clinical practice and research are focused on the evaluation and care of patients with drug resistant epilepsy. Dr. Worrell’s research efforts capitalize on advances in neurophysiology, computational neuroscience, and neuroengineering. He is currently pursuing seizure forecasting and brain state tracking devices and the next generation of brain stimulation devices for epilepsy. Dr. Worrell received his PhD in Physics from Case Western Reserve University and MD from University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed his Neurology training at Mayo Clinic. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, American Epilepsy Society, and IEEE.

Facility
Mayo Clinic
Location
Rochester, MN
Chengyuan Wu, MD MSBmE -- Assistant Professor

Chengyuan Wu, MD MSBmE Assistant Professor

Dr. Chengyuan Wu is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Wu completed medical school at Tufts University. Following medical school, Dr. Wu completed his residency in neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University, as well as a fellowship in functional neurosurgery.

Michael I. Yang, MD -- Physician

Michael I. Yang, MD Physician

I am founder of a rapidly expanding private practice group with multiple satellite sites. We specialize in implantable technologies as well as all interventional pain procedures. We also participate in various clinical studies involving cutting-edge neuromodulation modalities.

Facility
Summit Pain Alliance
Location
Rosa, CA
Kareem Zaghloul, MD PhD -- Investigator

Kareem Zaghloul, MD PhD Investigator

Dr. Kareem Zaghloul received his BSc degree from MIT in 1995 and his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. Dr. Zaghloul completed a residency in Neurological Surgery in 2010 from the University of Pennsylvania. During this time, he completed postdoctoral research with Dr. Michael Kahana, investigating the neural correlates of human memory encoding, decision, and reward. Dr. Zaghloul has completed clinical fellowships in Epilepsy Surgery and in DBS Surgery. Dr. Zaghloul joined NINDS as a Staff Clinician in 2010, and as an Investigator in 2013. His laboratory is focused on investigating the neural mechanisms underlying human cognitive function.

Facility
Nat'l Inst. of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Location
Bethesda, MD