Eugene C. Lai, MD, PhD

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Dr. Eugene C. Lai is a clinician-scientist who has a special interest in the causes and treatments of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and other related disorders. Dr. Lai has expertise in the assessment of motor function and quality of life. He is the principal investigator or co-investigator of many clinical research studies. His work has appeared in more than one hundred scientific publications and book chapters, and has lectured widely on topics in neurodegenerative diseases.

Research interests

Dr. Lai's research interests are in the causes and treatments of neurodegenerative diseases and the assessment of motor function and quality of life of patients with movement disorders and dementias.

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Baylor College of Medicine

May 1 1990Jun 1 1994

Award Date: Jun 1 1994

Baylor College of Medicine

Research Area Keywords

  • Neurosciences
  • Systems Medicine & Bioinformatics
  • Clinical Translation & Trials

Free-text keywords

  • Neurodegenerative disease
  • Motor function assessment
  • Movement disorders
  • Dementia
  • Quality of life


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