Université de Strasbourg

William J.Schwartz

Bill SchwartzWilliam J. Schwartz is Professor of Neurology (Dell Medical School) and Integrative Biology (College of Natural Sciences), at the University of Texas at Austin.  For nearly four decades, he has been conducting research on biological clocks and especially on the “master” brain clock located in the mammalian hypothalamus.  

Schwartz completed his M.D. degree and neurology residency at the University of California San Francisco, a research fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health, and was on the faculties of Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and University of Massachusetts before his current position.  In addition to his visit to Strasbourg as part of the USIAS short visit programme, he has been awarded invited professorships for terms at universities in The Netherlands, Germany, Israel, New Zealand, Japan, and the United States.

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