Dr. William Hutchison received his MSc in Pharmacology from the University of Toronto before going on to receive his PhD in Neuroscience from Australian National University, Canberra in 1990. He completed post-doctoral studies in Neurophysiology at the University of Würzburg in Germany and at the University of Toronto Department of Physiology. He was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Departments of Surgery and Physiology in 1996. His research focuses on the neurophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease and movement disorders, as well as the mechanisms of action of deep brain stimulation. He is currently Full Professor at both the Department of Surgery and the Department of Physiology, and Senior Scientist at the Toronto Western Research Institute.