Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Stephen L. Hauser is the Robert A. Fishman Distinguished Professor of Neurology and director of the Weill Institute for Neurosciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His research has advanced our understanding of the genetic basis, immune mechanisms, and treatment of multiple sclerosis. Hauser is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Physicians, and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He previously served as chairman of the Department of Neurology at UCSF, president of the Medical Staff at UCSF, editor-in-chief of Annals of Neurology, president of the American Neurological Association. He has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the Jacob Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, the John Dystel Prize and the Charcot Award for Multiple Sclerosis Research, and the 2017 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Research. Hauser earned his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He trained in internal medicine at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center, in neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and in immunology at Harvard Medical School and the Institute Pasteur in Paris, France.