Michael Wilson MD

University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Wilson is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at UCSF and holds the Debbie and Andy Rachleff Distinguished Professorship in Neurology. He obtained his medical degree from UCSF and completed a neurology residency at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals. He then pursued a clinical and research fellowship in neuro-infectious diseases at MGH and Boston University's National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories before completing a postdoctoral fellowship in metagenomics with Dr. Joseph DeRisi at UCSF. His laboratory develops genomic technologies to identify novel and unusual causes of infectious meningoencephalitis and to identify triggers and autoantigens in neuroinflammatory disease.