Michael Rogawski M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is an internationally recognized expert on drug discovery and development for epilepsy, with a research focus on neuroactive steroids. He serves as lead of the University of California Drug Discovery Consortium. Dr. Rogawski was formerly chief of the Epilepsy Research Section at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. (pharmacology) from Yale and trained in neurology at Johns Hopkins. He has served on the board of directors of the American Epilepsy Society and has been a member of advisory panels to the National Institutes of Health. He has authored more than 275 research papers, reviews, and book chapters, and edited five books.