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C. Warren Olanow

  • PROFESSOR Neurology
  • PROFESSOR Neuroscience
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, University of Toronto

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Toronto General Hospital

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Queen's Medical Center

  • Residency, Neurology
    Toronto General Hospital

  • Residency, Neurology
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.

  • Fellowship, Neuro Anatomy
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.

Biography

    C. Warren Olanow, M.D., FRCPC is the Henry P. and Georgette Goldschmidt Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Neurology, and Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

    He received his medical degree from the University of Toronto, performed his neurology training at the New York Neurological Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center at Columbia University, and did post-graduate studies in neuroanatomy at Columbia University. He served on the faculties of McGill University, Duke University, and the University of South Florida prior to joining Mount Sinai.

    He is Past President of the Movement Disorder Society, Past President of the International Society of Motor Disturbances and Past Treasurer of the American Neurological Association. He has been named an Honorary Professor at the University of London (Royal Free Hospital), an Honorary Member of the French Neurological Society, an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FRCP (hon), was the recipient of the Presidential Award from the Movement Disorder Society, and was the  recipient of the Movement Disorder Research Award from the American Academy of Neurology. He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, is a member of the executive committee of the Michael J Fox Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, is the past Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Bachmann-Strauss Foundation and has served on numerous additional medical and scientific advisory boards. He has served on several editorial boards including as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Movement Disorders.

    His clinical and basic science research efforts are directed toward defining more effective therapies for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.  Dr. Olanow has authored more than 350 publications, and was ranked #1 in the United States in citations for Parkinson’s disease during the past quarter century. He has lectured on movement disorders at Universities and Conferences throughout the world.

     

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Olanow during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Consulting:

  • Clintrex; Eli Lilly and Company; Novartis; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Service on Board of Directors: Service in a fiduciary capacity, such as an officer or director, for the following companies:

  • Clintrex

Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)

  • Clintrex

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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Tel: 212-241-8435
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