Kari Murros, MD/PhD
Location: Espoo, Finland
I studied medicine at the University of Helsinki and got my training in neurology at the Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH).† After reaching the specialty in neurology in 1981, I spent several years in Central Hospital of Central Finland, ultimately being
the Chair of† the† Clinic of† Neurology there.† During that time, I got my Doctor of Philosophy degree and was nominated for the Associate Professor of Neurology of the Kuopio University as well. Twice, I had an opportunity to visit the U.S. , first† as a Stroke Research Fellow and then† as a Visiting Scholar† at the Bowman Gray School of† Medicine of the Wake Forest University.† Currently, I am living in Espoo and leading the Department of Neurology of Jorvi Hospital, nowadays belonging to HUCH.† I have been an author in several articles on neurological disorders and an investigator in many clinical trials. Recently, I have especially focused on Parkinsonís disease, having completed and on-going studies† on the role of uric acid in Parkinsonís disease.