Coordinating Lead PI

Jeffrey Kordower, PhD

Rush University Medical Center

Jeffrey H. Kordower, PhD, is an international leader in the field of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and related disorders with particular expertise in studies performed in nonhuman primates. He is ranked fortieth in Parkinson’s expertise worldwide and in the top 13 percent in all biomedical sciences.

Dr. Kordower was a founding and a current member of The Michael J. Fox Foundation Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and is a past president of the American Society for Neural Transplantation and past member of the Movement Disorders Society International Executive Committee. He has published over 400 peer reviewed manuscripts and chapters, most in the area of PD and related disorders.