Martha Morrell

Martha Morrell

Dr. Martha Morrell is the Chief Medical Officer of NeuroPace, Inc. and a Clinical Professor of Neurology at Stanford University. Before joining NeuroPace, she was the Caitlin Tynan Doyle Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University and Director of the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Previously she served as Director of the Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. A graduate of Stanford Medical School, she completed residency training in Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as fellowship training in EEG and epilepsy.

Dr. Morrell is actively involved in helping to bring new therapies to patients. Her responsibilities at NeuroPace include all clinical and pre-clinical research for the first responsive neurostimulator for the treatment of medically uncontrolled epilepsy, the RNS System. She has been actively involved in investigational trials of new epilepsy therapies as an academic investigator and has authored or coauthored more than 150 publications.

Service to professional societies includes member of the Board of Directors of the American Epilepsy Society, member and Chair of the Board of the Epilepsy Foundation, member of the Council of the American Neurological Association and Chair of the Epilepsy Section of the American Academy of Neurology. She is an elected Ambassador for Epilepsy of the International League Against Epilepsy and received the American Epilepsy Society’s Service Award for outstanding leadership and service. She is past-Chair of the American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics.

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