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Edwin Hillel Kolodny

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US neurologist and geneticist.

Biography of Edwin Hillel Kolodny

Edwin Hillel Kolodny grqaduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1962 and had his residency in the Bellevue Hospital, New York (internal medicine, completed 1964), the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (neurology, completed 1967) and the New York University Hospital Center (completed 1967).

He has private practice in New York and is affiliated five hospitals, among them the Hospital For Joint Disease/Orthopedic Institute Inc., the New York University Hospital Center. Kolodny has a Special Fellowship in Neurochemistry at the NINCDS in Bethesda. He is a Fellow of th American Academy of Neurology and the Americ an College of Medical Genetics. From 1991 he is also Bernard A. and Charlotte Marden Professor of Neurology and Chairman. His special interests include developmental disabilities, neurodegenerative diseases and inherited diseases of the nervous system.

Edwin Hillel Kolodny speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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