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Andrew Eisen

Andrew Eisen MD

Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Andrew Eisen is presently Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia.

He is a graduate of the University of Leeds in England (1959). He completed his Residency in Neurology at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University and was on the Staff of the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill from 1968-­‐1980.  He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1980 where, he developed the Neuromuscular Diseases Program and Provincial ALS Centre and Clinic. Dr Eisen has written extensively on ALS and Edited the Motor Neuron Volumes of both the Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology (2004) and Clinical Neurology (2007). In 1999, he received the prestigious Forbes Norris Award “For compassion and love of humanity in the study, management and support of ALS and Motor Neuron Disease.” He is a former President of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. In 2012 Dr. Eisen received a “British Columbia Community Achievement Award” and was also a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth “Diamond Jubilee Medal”, both in recognition of his work in ALS.