Marie-Françoise Chesselet, MD, PhD

Dr. Marie-Françoise Chesselet received her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Paris VI, in France. She completed her internship at the Hopital de l’Hotel Dieu in Paris and her Ph.D. thesis in the laboratory of Jacques Glowinski at the College of France. After obtaining a position at the CNRS, she joined the laboratory of Ann Graybiel at MIT and Michael Bronstein at the NIH as a Visiting Scientist. She held faculty appointments at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania before joining UCLA as the Charles H. Markham Professor of Neurology in 1996. She is currently Chair of the Department of Neurobiology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is also Director of the APDA Advanced Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research, Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research and the Center for Gene Environment Studies in Parkinson’s Disease at UCLA. She is also a member of the FPR Board of Advisors.


The 2007 Conference