Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Stephan Züchner, M.D., Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), FAAN, is a Professor of Human Genetics and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He serves as the Chairman of the Department of Human Genetics and the Co-Director of the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics. Dr. Züchner is leading one of the most productive teams in identifying novel Mendelian and modifier genes, especially for CMT, HSP, ataxias and related disorders. By utilizing in-house developed software and data sharing approaches, he is currently pursuing large - scale genome analysis in multiple neurodegenerative disorders.