Prof. Elena Moro
Dr. Elena Moro graduated in Medicine at the University of Trieste (Italy) and completed her residency in Neurology at the Catholic University in Rome (Italy). She received her PhD in Neurosciences from the Catholic University in Rome. She did her fellowship in surgery for movement disorders in Grenoble, France, under the supervision of Dr. P. Pollak and Dr. AL Benabid. In 2002, she joined the Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto (Canada) as medical Director of the surgical program for Movement Disorders at the Toronto Western Hospital. She worked with Dr. AM Lozano and Dr. AE Lang. In 2012 she moved to Grenoble, France, as Professor of Neurology at the Grenoble Alpes University (CHU Grenoble). She is currently the Director of the Movement Disorders Center, and the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Neurology, Neurological Rehabilitation and Forensic Medicine at the CHU of Grenoble. She is also responsible of the International Relationship of the Faculty of Medicine of the Grenoble Alpes University. She has been actively involved in academic research, publishing more than 250 scientific papers. Her major area of interest is surgical treatment of movement disorders, especially deep brain stimulation. She has been actively involved in the International Movement Disorders Society (MDS). She is currently the President-Elect of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN, gathering 45,000 European neurologists), and the Treasurer of the International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders (IAPRD). In the EAN, she has organized a dedicated Task Force (that now is a Coordinating Scientific Panel) addressing sex, gender, diversity and equity in neurological disorders.