A. Gordon Smith, MD, FAAN

Virginia Commonwealth University

A. Gordon Smith MD is the Kenneth and Diane Wright Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at Virginia Commonwealth University. His NIH funded research team focuses on peripheral neuropathy in diabetes and obesity. He has a particular interest in biomarker development and novel clinical trial design in peripheral neuropathy. He is PI of the Topiramate as a Disease Modifying Therapy for Cryptogenic Sensory Peripheral Neuropathy (TopCSPN) trial being performed by NeuroNEXT. TopCSPN is the first large scale randomized trial of a potential treatment for CSPN. He is also PI of the Activity for Diabetic Neuropathy (ADAPT) Trial.