Brian holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has co-authored numerous scientific articles based on his previous research in the field of brain-computer interfaces and functional electrical stimulation. He is also passionate about making scientific advances easily accessible to the public.
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), a rare genetic disorder that primarily affects the nervous system and adrenal glands, can cause an array of neurological symptoms that can impair a patient’s ability to ... Read more
Many patients with the adult form of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), called adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), experience weakness and stiffness in their leg muscles, leading to trouble walking. A careful exercise plan may ... Read more
When adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) occurs in children, it is called childhood cerebral ALD or CALD, and it leads to serious neurological disorders. Children with CALD may experience learning and behavioral ... Read more
A number of medications have been proposed as treatment options for adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) and have had promising starts. However, further investigation in clinical trials showed a lack of benefit ... Read more
Adrenoleukodystrophy is a rare genetic brain disorder that has been categorized into three different forms: childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD), adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), and Addison’s disease. If you or your child ... Read more
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) and its adult-onset form, adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), can have both direct and indirect effects on a person’s sexuality. The following information may be useful as you manage this ... Read more
Roughly 7% of adults experience depression every year in the U.S. People with adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), the adult-onset form of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) may be at a higher risk of depression or ... Read more