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Vik Khurana is an attending neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Visiting Scientist at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT.
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Vik Khurana is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, and a Visiting Scientist at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. His clinical and research interests relate to neurodegenerative movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy and the cerebellar ataxias. He is a medical graduate of the University of Sydney, Australia, and came to Boston as a Fulbright Scholar and Merck Company Foundation Fellow in 2001, obtaining his Ph.D. in neurobiology from Harvard University in 2006. He completed his residency in Neurology at Brigham and Women's and Massachusetts General Hospitals, and Fellowship training in Movement Disorders and Ataxia at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research efforts at the Whitehead Institute aim to develop novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases by using diverse model systems including patient-derived stem cells. This work is supported by funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and JPB Foundation, and a Clinician Scientist Development Award to Dr Khurana from the American Brain and Parkinson's Disease Foundations.
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