Co-lead, Underrepresented Populations Latin America

Artur Francisco Schumacher Schuh, MD, PhD

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Artur is a neurologist, co-director of the Movement Disorders Clinics at Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, and assistant professor at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. His group integrates the Latin American Research Consortium on the Genetics of Parkinson’s disease (LARGE-PD) study. This consortium was a landmark in the study of Parkinson’s disease in Brazil, providing a framework for collaborative studies in Latin-America and between sites in Brazil.