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Robert Lisak

Robert P. Lisak MD, FRCP (E), FAAN, FANA

Parker Webber Chair in Neurology, Professor of Neurology and Professor of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology,Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Robert P Lisak, MD, FRCP (E), FAAN, FANA is Parker Webber Chair in Neurology, Professor of Neurology and Professor of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology at Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. Dr. Lisak served as Chair of Neurology at WSU from February 1987 until February of 2012. His previous faculty appointments were at the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained his BA from New York University, his MD from Columbia, did his PGY1 and PGY2 at Montefiore Hospital and Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and his neurology residency as well as training in Allergy and Immunology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as a Research Associate at NIMH and as an honorary fellow at the University College London as a Senior Fulbright-Hays Scholar. Dr Lisak’s clinical, basic and translational research including clinical trials have centered on neuroimmunologic diseases including multiple sclerosis and related disorders, myasthenia gravis, immune-mediated neuropathies and myopathies, neurologic manifestations of systemic immune and inflammatory disorders as well as autoimmune encephalopathies. Dr. Lisak served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Neurological Sciences from 1997-2013.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Timing of High-Efficacy Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis