Chief, Division of Cognitive Neurology
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
BA, Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania
MD, University of Connecticut
Clinical Interests/Program Development:
Dr. Daniel Press received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 and his medical degree from the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1993. Upon completion, He trained in Neurology at the Harvard Longwood Neurology Training Program and did fellowship training in both Behavioral Neurology (1997-1999) and Movement Disorders (1999-2000). With his board certification and his appointed title of Associate Professor in Neurology with Harvard Medical School – In 1999, Dr. Press was recruited to join the Cognitive Neurology Unit (CNU) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in which he serves as current Chief of the Division for the unit and is a member of the Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Center. Dr. Press’s professional interest focuses on his clinical and researches that are in neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Lewy Body diseases. In addition, his projects include publications in these subjects and currently conducting research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Harvard Center for Neurodiscovery, along with other supported foundations.
Treatment of cognitive symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Motor learning in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s
When he’s not seeing patients, doing research, or writing grants, he can enjoys tennis, biking, and trying to convince his daughter to go camping!