Talk: Artificial intelligence for assisting diagnostics and assessment of Parkinson's Disease
Shengdi Chen, M.D. & Ph.D is full professor at the Department of Neurology and Institute of Neurology, Ruijin Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China. Hs is also current director at the Institute of Neurology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine and Editor-in-Chief of Translational Neurodegeneration. His main research interests are the translational study on the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease as well as the related disorders.
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in 1978, and got M.D. & Ph.D. degrees of Neurology in 1978 and 1991, respectively. He was trained in lab research (1995-1996) and engaged in clinical practice (2001) at the Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA as Postdoc, Visiting Scholar and Visiting Professor.
Since 1978, he has worked at the Department of Neurology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine as a doctor, teacher and scientist for 43 years. He was appointed as Full Professor and Chief-Neurologist in 1994.
He is currently member of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) research committee on Parkinsonism and related disorders, Vice-Director of Chinese Geriatric Society of Chinese Doctor Association, Director of Shanghai Aging and Degenerative Disease Society and Past Director of Chinese Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Society, Past Director of Neurodegenerative Disease Society, Chinese Neuroscience Society.
He has published more than 3030 SCI papers and 400 Chinese papers as corresponding or first authors, published 15 monographs as editor-in-chief. and received 30 scientific awards in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease studies.