Dr. Kevin Biglan is a Professor of Neurology and the Associate Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Neurology and the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. He also serves as Director of the National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence and Director of the Huntington Disease Society of America Center of Excellence at the University of Rochester. He is fellowship trained in movement disorders and provides comprehensive services to individuals with Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, tremor, dystonia and other movement disorders. He also provides botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of dystonia and related conditions.
Dr. Biglan has been actively involved in the development of telemedicine for the provision of care in patients with Parkinson disease and for identifying disease modifying therapy in Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease. He has been at the forefront of establishing the feasibility of telemedicine in Parkinson disease and Huntington disease, the expansion of its use for clinical care, and the validation of clinical trial outcomes assessed via telemedicine. He conducts weekly movement disorders clinics via telemedicine at various spoke sites throughout New York.
Dr. Ray Dorsey is David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the CHET at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Dorsey is helping investigate new treatments for movement disorders and improve the way care is delivered for individuals with Parkinson disease and other neurological disorders. Using simple web-based video conferencing, he and his colleagues are seeking to provide care to individuals with Parkinson and neurological diseases anywhere that they live.
Dr. Dorsey previously directed the movement disorders division and neurology telemedicine at Johns Hopkins and worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and business school at the Wharton School. Dr. Dorsey's research has been published in the leading medical, neurology, and economic journals and has been featured on National Public Radio, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.