Norman Latov, M.D., Ph.D., works as a Professor of neurology and neuroscience and as the Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinical and Research Center at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York. He was awarded the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975. He interned at Boston City Hospital and was trained in neurology at the Neurological Institute of Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he also served as a Chief Resident and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in immunology. He joined Columbia University in 1981 and was appointed as a Professor of neurology in 1994. He has been working at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University since 2001. His clinical and laboratory research interests are in the field of peripheral neuropathy and neuroimmunology. His laboratory is credited with the discovery of anti-MAG and anti-GM1 antibodies that are implicated in the pathogenesis of neuropathy and for developing diagnostic tests that are currently used to evaluate patients with neuropathy. He authored over 200 publications, including research articles, reviews, editorials, chapters, and books.
Biography Updated on 26 December 2010