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Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital

Clotilde Lagier Tourenne, MD, PhD

 

Clotilde is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She trained as a medical geneticist and a neuroscientist, earning her MD at the Medical School of Strasbourg, France and a PhD from the University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg. She received further training in Medical Genetics at Columbia University, where her work focused on the identification of new genetic causes of neurological disorders. After a postdoctoral training with Dr. Don Cleveland at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, she became an Assistant Professor in neurosciences at the University of California San Diego until 2015, when she moved to MGH. She received the Alphonse Laveran Prize, the Milton-Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, the Muscular Dystrophy Association Career Development Award, the Frick Foundation 2013 Award (conjointly with Dr. Luc Dupuis), and the 6th International Medicine Paulo Gontijo Award. She is the 2017 Grass Foundation - ANA Award in Neuroscience.