Thursday, 19 December, 2019
The Department of Neurology will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, in Lecture Hall 1, Schwitalla Hall.
Florian Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, will present, “Spinal Cord Anatomy, Physiology, Syndromes, Symptoms, Complications & Treatment.”
Thomas serves as Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Neurology at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, and as affiliate professor in the Department of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy at Seton Hall University. He is also chair of Seton Hall’s Neuroscience Institute, is founding chair of its Department of Neurology, is director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Center of Excellence, and serves as co-director of the Center for Brain Health & Dementia.
He is board certified in spinal cord medicine, neurology, and neural repair and rehabilitation, and fellowship trained in neuroimmunology and neuroAIDS.
A former faculty member in SLU’s School of Medicine, Thomas has expertise in MS, spinal cord injury, neuromuscular diseases, pain rehabilitation, sexual health, neuroAIDS, immunology of the peripheral/central nervous systems and neurogenetics. His research focuses on MS, spinal cord injury rehabilitation and the treatment and genetics of hereditary neuropathies.