Peripheral Neuropathy Laboratory
Norman Latov, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, and Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinical and Research Center at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He is a graduate of Columbia College, received the M.D., Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, served as Medical Intern at Boston City Hospital, and completed a residency in Neurology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident. Following a research fellowship in Immunology, he joined the faculty of Columbia University, where he served as Professor of Neurology until 2001 when he came to Cornell University. His clinical and laboratory research interests are in Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuroimmunology, focusing on the mechanisms and treatment of inflammatory neuropathies. His laboratory is credited with discovering that certain antibodies can cause peripheral neuropathy, and for developing diagnostic tests that are currently used to evaluate and manage patients with neuropathy. He lectures widely, and has over 200 publications, including research articles, reviews, editorials, chapters and books.