Story Landis

Story Landis, Ph.D., is director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), which funds and conducts research aimed at reducing the burden of neurological disorders. She received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. from Harvard University. After faculty appointments at Harvard and Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Landis joined NINDS in 1995 as scientific director of the intramural program. As a bench scientist, she made fundamental contributions to our understanding of nervous system development.