Yves Agid

Yves Agid is Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Neurosciences, member of the Academy of Sciences, and of the National Ethical Committee. He is the founder of the ICM: “Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière” or Brain and Spine Institute, an international research center being launched in Paris. Being both a clinician and a neuroscientist, his research has been devoted to studying the mechanisms and consequences of cell death with a special reference to basal ganglia disorders including Parkinson’s disease and other neuro-psychiatric afflictions.