Paul R. Sanberg, President
senior Vice President for Research & Innovation
Executive Director, Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair
Distinguished University Professor
University of South Florida
Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., D.Sc. is founder and president of the National Academy of Inventors®. He is Senior Vice President for Research & Innovation, Distinguished University Professor, Executive Director of the Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair, and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery in the Morsani College of Medicine, at the University of South Florida. Dr. Sanberg trained at York University, the University of British Columbia, the Australian National University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, among others. Before coming to USF, Dr. Sanberg held academic positions at Ohio University, the University of Cincinnati, and Brown University. Dr. Sanberg is an inventor on over 30 health-related patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and over 70 foreign patents. His co-discovery of a novel antidepressant drug is in late development by AstraZeneca. Dr. Sanberg’s work has been instrumental in translating new pharmaceutical and cellular therapeutics to clinical trials for Tourette syndrome, depression, stroke, Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.