Walter Koroshetz, MD, FANA

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Walter Koroshetz is the Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). He works to advance the mission of the Institute, to improve fundamental knowledge about the brain and the nervous system, and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disorders. He joined NINDS as the Deputy Director in 2007. Before coming to NIH Dr. Koroshetz was a Harvard Professor of Neurology, Vice Chair of Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, director of Stroke and Neurointensive Care, and a member of the MGH Movement Disorders clinic. He co-leads with Dr. Gary Gibbons (NHLBI) the NIH RECOVER Initiative focused on understanding and treating the Post Acute Sequelae of COVID-19.


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