Nora Vanegas-Arroyave MDAssistant Professor of Neurology, Director of Neuromodulation Research, Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Dr. Vanegas is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of Neuromodulation Research at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed a combined clinical-research Movement Disorders fellowship with an emphasis on neuroimaging and neuromodulation, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Vanegas spent the first four years of her early career as a Movement Disorders Neurologist at Columbia University and transitioned to Baylor College of Medicine as Director of Neuromodulation Research for the Department of Neurology in 2020. Her clinical and research efforts focus on the use of neuromodulation therapies for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease. In addition, she has served as Principal Investigator for industry-sponsored clinical trials aiming to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurodegenerative conditions. As a bilingual neurologist (English and Spanish), the promotion of diversity in research participation is also one of her priorities. Dr. Vanegas has successfully mentored fellows and students in the development and execution of their research projects.