Amit Bar-Or, MD

Amit Bar-Or, MD, a neurologist and neuroimmunologist, is the Presidential Endowed Chair at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn/CHOP). He is also the Melissa and Paul Anderson Professor of Neurology, Founder and Director of the Centre for Neuroinflammation and Experimental Neurotherapeutics, and Chief of the Multiple Sclerosis Division. He leads a cellular and molecular neuroimmunology lab that studies basic principles of immune regulation and immune-neural interaction, in the context of inflammation, injury, and repair of the human central nervous system (CNS). He is President-Elect of the International Society of Neuroimmunology (ISNI) and serves on the board of directors of the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS), and on the steering committee of the Immune Tolerance Network (ITN).