Bruce Trapp, Phd
Founder, Chairman of SAB and Chief Scientific Officer
United States of America
Dr. Bruce D. Trapp is Chairman of the Department of Neurosciences at the Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Neurosciences at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Trapp received his Ph.D. from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He received postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD and then was appointed Assistant and subsequently Associate Professor of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He joined the Cleveland Clinic as Chairman of the Department of Neurosciences in 1994. He is the recipient of the Jordi Folch-Pi Award from the American Society of Neurochemistry, The Weil Award from the American Association of Neuropathologists, the Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), the Jacob Javits Award in Neuroscience from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the John Dystel Prize for MS Research from the American Academy of Neurology and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Scientific Achievement Award in Basic Science and the Award for Excellence in Science from the Cleveland Clinic and Dr Trapp is a Fellow of the AAAS. Dr. Trapp’s research investigates the cause of neurological disability in multiple sclerosis patients, cellular mechanism of brain repair in neurodegenerative diseases, and the molecular biology of myelination in the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Department of Neurology