William Tyor MD, FAAN

Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. William Tyor is Professor of Neurology at the Emory University School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Emory/Atlanta VA MS Center, and Neuroscience Academic Coordinator at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. He is also Co-Director of the Emory Center for AIDS Research NeuroAIDS Scientific Work Group. He is a member of both the AAN Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroinfectious Disease Sections and has served as a liaison between these sections. During over 30 years of research he has focused on basic and translational investigations of neuroinflammatory diseases of the central nervous system. This has included clinical trials in multiple sclerosis (MS) and translational studies in MS and HIV associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND). His NIH and VA grant funding during this period has focused primarily on studying the pathogenesis and treatment of HAND using a mouse model and neuronal culture systems. He has held continuous federal grant funding for 25 years and has served on many study sections. He has mentored numerous medical and graduate students, residents, and faculty over his 32 year career. Dr. Tyor attends outpatients clinics in his subspecialty of CNS inflammatory disorders at the Atlanta VA and Emory Clinic as well as general neurology patient management in the VA residents’ clinic and VA inpatient consult service.