Peter Konrad, MD, PhD

West Virginia University - Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Peter Konrad, MD PhD completed graduate degrees from Purdue University in Biomedical Engineering and Physiology (PhD ’88) under Presidential Medal of Technology Awardee – Dr. Leslie Geddes. Dr. Konrad sought to become a neurosurgical expert in the field of neurological implants and completed medical school (Indiana Univ 1991) and neurosurgical residency (Vanderbilt Univ, 1997). Dr. Konrad remained at Vanderbilt from 1998 until 2020, building one of the largest clinical programs in deep brain stimulation (DBS) and functional neurosurgery. During his time at Vanderbilt, Dr. Konrad was able to mentor over 37 graduate students and clinical fellows in all areas of neurological devices and neuroscience research. He moved to West Virginia in 2020 joining the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and now is the JW Ruby Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience at WVU. Dr. Konrad has 25 years of federal and industry funded research experience as well as over 120 peer reviewed publications in the field of functional neurosurgery and neural engineering.


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