Dr. KrupaTorne is among the few super-specialists who have been internationally trained in the field of Paediatric Neurology. At present, she is heading the Department of Neurosciences at Surya Children’s multispecialty Hospital in Mumbai, India. She has completed her Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy from Maharashtra University Health Sciences at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Hospital and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai. She has had a brief stint at the University College London Hospital, a premier academic institution cum hospital in the UK. She has been trained in Paediatric Neurology at Birmingham Children's Hospital where she successfully completed her International Fellowship in Paediatric Neurology, Epilepsy and Neurorehabilitation. She was honored by International Bursary from European Paediatric Neurology Society with an opportunity to attend one of the prestigious courses in Paediatric Neuromuscular disorder and Neonatal Neurology at Budapest in Hungary. She is affiliated with many International and National Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy associations.
Her research interest is in complex paediatric epilepsies, ketogenic diet and paediatric movement disorder.
Michael S. Wolfe received his B.S. in chemistry from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry from the University of Kansas. After postdoctoral stints at the University of Kansas and the NIH, he joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee in Memphis. In 1999, he moved to Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his work focused on understanding the molecular basis of Alzheimer’s and related disorders and identifying effective approaches for pharmacological intervention, becoming Professor of Neurology in 2008. He returned to the University of Kansas in October of 2016 as the Mathias P. Mertes Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. Awards for his work include the Sato Memorial International Award in bioorganic and medicinal chemistry from the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, the MetLife Award for Biomedical Research, a Zenith Fellows Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Potamkin Prize from the American Academy of Neurology.