Neil M. Sussman, MD, FAAN
Executive Director, Neurologic Research Services in Marlton and Philadelphia.
Dr. Neil Sussman joined CRI Lifetree as Executive Director, Neurologic Research Services in Marlton and Philadelphia. Dr. Sussman is a Neurologist with subspecialty training in epilepsy and electroencephalography and has over 30 years of experience in clinical research.
Dr. Sussman is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Dr. Sussman completed a fellowship in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at University of Min
nesota and a Fellowship in Neurology at University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Sussman has worked as a senior executive in Development and Medical Affairs with several pharmaceutical companies and Clinical Research Organizations (CRO’s) including Marion Merrell-Dow, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Forest Laboratories, Abbott Laboratories, PRA International, Kyowa Pharmaceuticals, and Biovail Pharmaceuticals.
In addition to his extensive industry experience, Dr. Sussman conducted clinical practice within an academic setting at The Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and at The Medical College of Pennsylvania, both in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Sussman has served as Associate Professor at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Yale University, both in the Department of Neurology.
Dr. Sussman has been a member of several relevant medical societies including the American EEG Society, American Epilepsy Society, Movement Disorder Society, and the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Sussman is the author or co-author of over 100 scientific articles, abstracts, and book chapters in the areas of Neurology, Psychiatry and Pain. Also, Dr. Sussman has written six patent applications, has one patent for CNS diseases, and has made important contributions to the NDAs for vigabatrin, escitalopram, and istradefylline.
Dr. Sussman received a B.A. degree in Biology from Hofstra University in New York, and an M.D. from New York Medical College. He served in the Uniformed Services of the US as principal neurologist at the Public Health Service Hospital in Boston.