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William Mobley

William Mobley

William C. Mobley, M.D., Ph.D.is Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University . After completing undergraduate training in chemistry and zoology at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln , Mobley received the medical degree and doctorate in neuroscience from Stanford University . He trained in pathology and pediatrics at the Stanford University Hospital and completed a residency and fellowship in neurology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital , where he also was chief resident in pediatric neurology. In 1985, he joined the faculty of the University of California , San Francisco School of Medicine where he rose to the rank of professor of neurology, pediatrics and the neuroscience program and served as the director of child neurology. In 1991, he was named Derek Denny Brown Scholar of the American Neurological Association. Since 1997 he has been the Chair of the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University and holds the John E. Cahill Family Endowed Chair. He also serves as co-Director of the Stanford Brain Research Institute. His laboratory studies the signaling biology of neurotrophic factors in the normal brain and in animal models of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome. He is the recipient of both the Zenith Award and the Temple Award from the Alzheimer's Association and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. Mobley serves as Editor of the Neurobiology of Disease, as a member of the American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics, was former president of the Association of University Professors of Neurology and president-elect of The Professors of Child Neurology.

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Selected Bibliography

Sofroniew, M, C. Howe and W. C. Mobley. Nerve Growth Factor Signaling, Neuroprotection and Neurorepair. Annual Review of Neuroscience: 2001.

Lynch, C. and W. C. Mobley. Comprehensive Theory of Alzheimer's Disease: The Effects of Cholesterol on Membrane Receptor Trafficking. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: 2000.

Cooper, J. D. and W. C. Mobley. Neurotrophic Factors as Potential Therapeutic Agents in Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis. In: Batten Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Research. Academic Press: 2001.

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