Full Name
Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Speaker Bio
Dr. Calakos is the recipient of the 2023 Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) for her contributions to understanding basal ganglia physiology and its involvement in diseases such as compulsive behavior and movement disorders. She is the Lincoln Financial Group Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology and Chief of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder division of Neurology at Duke University Medical Center. She co-directs the Duke Scholars in Molecular Medicine Neurosciences track, and has served on the executive committees for Duke’s Medical Scientist Training program, Strong Start program for physician- scientists, Third Year research program for medical students and the NIH/NINDS K12 career development program for pediatric neurology physician-scientists.
Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD