Roy Alcalay is the Alfred and Minnie Bressler Associate Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute) and a member of the Movement Disorders Division at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree from Tel Aviv University, Israel; his neurology training from the Harvard University residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and his movement disorders training at Columbia University. He earned a Master’s in biostatistics (Patient-oriented Research track) from Columbia University. His research focuses on biomarkers and genetics in Parkinson’s disease and cognitive functioning. In addition to grants from The Michael J. Fox Foundation, his work is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Parkinson’s Foundation.