Biography

Dr. Abdul Qayyum Rana is a world renowned Canadian neurologist who specializes in Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders. After his neurology residency training, he completed a fellowship in Parkinson�s disease and Movement disorders from the University of Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Rana is currently the Director of Parkinson's Clinic of Eastern Toronto and Movement Disorders Centre in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Rana is the founder and former editor-in- chief of the Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome, published by Dove Press. Dr. Rana is also the founder of the World Parkinson's Program, a global organization dedicated to improving lives of those with Parkinson's disease. He has published extensively in the field of Neurology, Parkinson's disease and Movement disorders. Dr. Rana has been an invited speaker on Parkinson's disease and has conducted seminars on Parkinson's disease at international levels. Dr. Rana has been honoured with the Wayne Hening Award for his research on association on Parkinson's disease and RLS. Beside his BSc, MD, and FRCPC from the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Dr. Rana has also been awarded an honorary FRCP of the Royal College of Physicians. He is listed in WHO IS WHO in the world and in the Leading Physicians of the World. He is the author of a series of educational brochures about Parkinson's disease which have been translated in more than 20 languages and are used in more than 50 countries around the world Dr. Rana is author of several books including, 1.Neurological Emergencies in Clinical Practice 2.50 Ways Parkinson's Could affect You. 3. An Aid to Neuro-ophthalmology 4. Natural Therapies for Parkinson�s disease 5. Essential Tremor in Clinical Practice 6. Neurophysiology in Clinical Practice 7. Neuroradiology in clinical Practice 8. 99 Faces of Parkinson�s disease. 9. Differential Diagnosis of Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice 10. Frequently asked Questions about Parkinson�s disease 11. Dr. Rana served as Chief Editor for the book on Parkinson�s disease, one of the top downloaded books by intech Web, an open access publisher, published in three volumes. 12. Dr. Rana also served as Chief Editor for the book Synopsis of Parkinson�s disease, by intech Web, an open access publisher, published in three volumes.