Dr Nizar Souayah is a neuromuscular program director and a faculty member at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is board certified in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuromuscular Disorders from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also board certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine from the American Board of Electrodiagnotic Medicine. He is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology and a fellow of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr Souayah published extensively in the field of Neurology. He published more than 180 peer reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, poster presentations and books in the neurology and neuromuscular disorders field, including the peripheral neuropathy field. He contributed to several national and international neuroscience meetings. He is also directing a basic sciences laboratory focusing on translational research in inflammatory and neurodegenerative disease.