Bob Miller is the Senior Associate Dean for Research at George Washington University’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences located in Washington DC and the Vivian Gill Distinguished Research Professor. Before coming to George Washington University he was the Vice President for Research and Technology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). He joined the faculty at CWRU in 1987 and held a faculty appointment in the Department of Neuroscience. Dr. Miller has published more than 120 papers in the area of neural development and disease with a particular interest in the brain and spinal cord. He is a founding member, and research coordinator, of the Myelin Repair Foundation, a non-profit foundation based in California whose goal is to rapidly develop new therapies for Multiple Sclerosis.He has won numerous awards, including the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship Award, Jacob Javits Neuroscience Merit Award from the NIH, and the Charles Judson Herrick Award from the American Association of Anatomists.