J. Paul Taylor, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Paul Taylor is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and is also the Edward F. Barry Endowed Chair of the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Jefferson Medical College and trained in Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. After a Neurogenetics Fellowship at the NIH, Dr. Taylor joined the Neurology faculty at the University of Pennsylvania where he established a neurogenetics clinic and a basic research program studying the molecular genetics of neurological diseases before moving to St. Jude in 2008. Dr. Taylor was awarded the Derek Denny-Brown Neurological Scholars Award from the American Neurological Association in 2013 and was elected to the American Association of Physicians in 2015.