Beom Seok Jeon

Seoul National University, Republic of Korea


Professor Beom S. Jeon is Chairman of Neurology and Medical Director of the Movement Disorder Center at Seoul National University Hospital. He is the past President of the Korean Movement Disorder Society, and serves as the International Delegate of the Korean Neurological Association, Vice-President of Asia-Oceanian Association of Neurology, executive committee member of Movement Disorder Society-Asia-Oceanian Section, and finance committee member of Movement Disorder Society. Professor Jeon graduated from Seoul National University College of Medicine, and completed his neurology residency both at Seoul National University Hospital (1983-1987) and at the University of Minnesota (1987-1991), and then had movement disorder fellowship under Dr. Stanley Fahn at Columbia University (1991-1993). He also studied basic neurosciences under Dr. Robert Burke as H. Houston Merritt Fellow (1997-1998) at Columbia University. Dr. Jeon has extensively studied genetics in Korean patients with parkinsonism, and is currently interested in medical and surgical treatment of advanced parkinsonism. He has published over 200 peer reviewed articles, and wrote eight book chapters and three books for patients and families with Parkinson’s disease and ataxia.

Biography Updated on 19 August 2016

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