Dr. Nicolas Bazan School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health, New Orleans, USA

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Nicolas G. Bazan, M.D., Ph.D., has been called “a true renaissance man”: research scientist, teacher, mentor, innovator, inventor, community leader, author, screenplay co-writer/executive movie producer, patron of the arts, and entrepreneur. He is the founding director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at the LSU Health New Orleans School of... read moreMedicine, the inaugural founder of the Ernest C. and Yvette C. Villere Chair for Research in Retinal Degeneration, a Foreign Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience (Karolinska Institutet), and has been appointed a Boyd Professor – the highest academic rank in the LSU System.

He has an h-index of 95 and his work has been cited >34,000 times (per Google Scholar metrics, August, 2019). He has discovered cellular and molecular principles, revealing novel pro-homeostatic mediators relevant to counteract onset/early stages and progression of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, experimental stroke, experimental epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury, and age-related macular degeneration.