October 4 — Ninety-one years ago today, an extraordinary man was born. We celebrate Dr. Hugo Moser for his pioneering research.
At the time of his death in 2007, Dr. Moser was the Director of the Neurogenetics Research Center at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and was a Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University.
A world renown neurologist, he specialized in genetic disorders that affect the nervous system in children, particularly the disease adrenoleukodystrophy. Dr. Moser founded the United Leukodystrophy Foundation in 1982.
More information about Dr. Moser’s illustrious career can be found at http://www.x-ald.nl/hugo-moser