Saint Louis University

The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will host Joint Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Lecture Hall 1 of Schwitalla Hall. Pratap Chand, D.M., will present "Parkinson's Disease in the Young: Neuropsychiatric Aspects."

Chand is a clinical professor of neurology and director of the Movement Disorders Program at the School of Medicine. His main interests are in movement disorders, botulinum toxin therapy and deep brain stimulation.

Chand has worked as a neurologist in India, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Oman, and held faculty positions as associate professor of neurology, head of internal medicine and professor of neurology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a member and fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCP and FRCP) and a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN).

He has considerable experience in neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He has presented his research work in international conferences, has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and has written several book chapters. He has been an invited speaker in different countries and has organized and chaired conferences.