Oct 31, 2019
Dr. Scholz is a neurologist and neurogeneticist specialized in movement disorders. She received her medical degree from the Medical University Innsbruck, Austria. Following graduation, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health under Drs. Andrew Singleton and John Hardy. She obtained a Ph.D. in neurogenomics from the University College London, UK in 2010. She then moved to complete her neurology residency at Johns Hopkins. In 2015, Dr. Scholz received the McFarland Transition to Independence award for Neurologist-Scientists. She is an assistant clinical investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIND). Her lab focuses on identifying genetic causes of neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia with Lewy bodies, multiple system atrophies, and frontotemporal dementia.