Prof Valery Feigin on World Brain Day: Neurological disorders are the leading cause of global disability
BRNZ Principal Investigator Prof Valery Feigin, Director of AUT's National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, is New Zealand's most cited scientist and a world-leading stroke researcher.
For the occasion of World Brain Day 2020, Valery was interviewed by Prof Tissa Wijeratne, Chair of the World Federation of Neurology's World Brain Day. In the interview, Valery explains that neurological disorders have become the leading cause of global disability. He also talks about his journey that led him from Siberia, to Mayo Clinic (US) and Erasmus University (the Netherlands), and finally, to New Zealand.
This video is shared with permission by the World Federation of Neurology.