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Functional / Psychogenic Movement Disorders Lecture

Professor Anthony Lang, Director, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto
will deliver a lecture entitled
“Functional/Psychogenic Movement Disorders”



Dr. Lang is Professor and Director of the Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto, Director of the Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Center and the Lily Safra Chair in Movement Disorders at the Toronto Western Hospital, the Jack Clark Chair for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Toronto and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson’s Disease at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto. He has published over 600 peer-reviewed papers and over 100 book chapters. In 2011 he was listed as the most highly cited investigator in the field of Parkinson’s disease for the decade 2001-2009 and in 2013 he was listed as one of the most influential (top-400) living core biomedical researchers based on publications between 1996 and 2011. He has been regularly listed as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher and listed in their 2015 World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (analyzing citation data over an 11-year period (2003-2013) and identifying those who published the greatest number of highly cited papers). He served as the President of the Movement Disorder Society from 2007- 2009 and was CoEditor-in-Chief of the international journal Movement Disorders from 1996 to 2003. He has given many named lectures and won a number of awards including being appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2010. In 2014 he was elected by the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society as an Honorary Member “in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to the field of Movement Disorders”.