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Nora Vanegas-Arroyave, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic

Location: Houston, TX United States

Dr. Nora Vanegas is an associate professor of  neurology and director of neuromodulation research  at  Baylor  College of  Medicine. After finishing a neurology residency, she completed a combined clinical-research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Vanegas spent four years as faculty at Columbia University and transitioned to Baylor College of Medicine as director of neuromodulation research for the department of neurology in 2020. Her research focuses on the use of neuromodulation techniques to understand neural circuits and optimize the treatment of neurological disorders. She is the Principal Investigator on several investigator-initiated studies with funding from the NIH, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the McNair Foundation and other sources. Dr. Vanegas is an active clinician and successfully mentors fellows and students in clinical and research training. As an underrepresented minority physician-scientist, it is her priority to promote diversity in clinical research.

Associated Grants

  • Non-Invasive Method for Recovering Protein Biomarkers in Parkinson’s Disease


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