Dustin G. Nowacek, M.D. (left), Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D. (center) and Stephen A. Goutman, M.D.Stephen A. Goutman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Dr. Goutman completed his medical degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, and completeded his neurology residency and a Fellowship in Neuromuscular Disease at the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. His clinical and research interests focus on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Research
Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology
Dr. Feldman completed her medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School and her neurology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
Dr. Feldman is on the forefront of applying stem cell research to human disease. Most notably she is the Principal Investigator of the first human clinical trial of intraspinal transplantation of stem cells in patients with ALS, which completed Phase II in Summer 2014.
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Feldman directs a team of 30 scientists who collaborate to understand and find new treatments for a wide variety of neurological diseases, including ALS, diabetic neuropathy, Alzheimer’s disease, and muscular dystrophies. In 2008, Dr. Feldman was named the first Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, which was created to support fundamental research into a wide range of human diseases.
Dustin G. Nowacek, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Dr. Nowacek earned his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and completed his neurology residency and Fellowship in Neuromuscular disease from the University of Michigan. His clinical and research interests focus on the risk factors of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and delivery of medical services to ALS patients in rural areas.