VIDAILHET, Marie: Paris/France
As a Neurologist, Movement Disorders doctor and clinical researcher, I had the opportunity to work with Pr. Yves Agid, in Salpêtriere University Hospital, both in clinic and in the research group in Paris, and in London, with Pr. David Marsden in Queen Square, two very inspiring and visionary scientists and neurologists, and with Pr Pierre Pollak, for deep brain stimulation in dystonia.
From the time I took the responsibility of the Neurology department, in Saint-Antoine University Hospital, Paris, we started a young movement disorders team that matured and expanded, during the next ten years, back in Salpêtriere hospital, Sorbonne Université. In the meantime, the research team was created in the ICM research Institute, and our focus is on pathophysiology and experimental therapeutics in dystonia and other movement disorders and in Parkinson’s disease. In addition, I am actively involved in training and mentorship of Movement Disorders fellows (France, Europe and beyond) beside my implication in the Movement Disorders Society, and at the European level the MDS-ES section and the European Academy of Neurology (EAN).