PD Dr. med. Katrin Parmar is a clinician-scientist currently working as a leading neurology consultant at the Rehaklinik Rheinfelden.
She obtained a MD at the RWTH Aachen, Germany in 2008, passed the Swiss Neurology board in 2013 and was appointed as lecturer at the University of Basel in 2016.
From April 2005 to October 2020 she worked at the Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Basel and was highly engaged in the Multiple Sclerosis Center as well as the Translational Imaging in Neurology Group Basel. The focus of Dr. Parmar’s research is in structural brain imaging in multiple sclerosis, specifically the cerebellum and the spinal cord. Between 2013 and 2015 she completed a post-doctoral training at the Brain Imaging Center of the Montreal Neurological Institute (Canada). To pursue her research, Dr. Parmar has been awarded several research grants including support from the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Baasch Medicus Foundation.
Her primary clinical interest is in the diagnostic and treatment of multiple sclerosis and related disorders, epilepsy, movement disorders and peripheral neurology.