Dr. Walter G. Bradley

walterWalter G. Bradley DM, FRCP was educated at the University of Oxford for college and medical school, graduating in 1963 B.M, B.Ch., M.A., B.Sc. He received the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 1966 and the Fellowship in 1977. He received the degree of D.M. in 1970. He trained in neurology at the Universities of Oxford and Newcastle upon Tyne, and neuropathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University. He was Professor of Experimental Neurology in the University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1974-1977. He was Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Tufts-New England Medical Center 1977-1982; Chairman of the Department of Neurology in the University of Vermont 1982-1990; and Chairman of the Department of Neurology of the University of Miami from 1990 to 2007.

He is currently Professor and Chairman Emeritus at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry. He has authored 29 books and monographs, 198 peer-reviewed articles, and 124 reviews and chapters. His books include “Treating the Brain: What the best doctors know (Dana Press, 2009), and “Gib’s Odyssey: Tales of Faith and Hope on the Intracoastal Waterway” (Lyons Press, 2010). He was founding editor of the journal “Muscle and Nerve” 1977-1986 and Editor of the Yearbook of Neurology and Neurosurgery from 1993-2000. He founded, and was lead editor, of the international textbook of neurology, “Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice” (Butterworth-Heinemann) for the first five editions (1991-2008). He is a world renowned expert in neurology, neuromuscular diseases and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and was awarded the prestigious Forbes Norris Award of the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations in 2006. He is married to Jeanne Baker Esq. and lives in Miami.

Recent Publications

  • Cyanobacterial neurotoxin BMAA in ALS and Alzheimers disease
  • Is exposure to cyanobacteria an environmental risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases?