EXPERTISE: Clinical Trial Design, Neuronal Molecular Cell Signaling, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.

Richard Rovin, MD, trained at Northwestern University in Chicago in Neurosurgery and has had over 2 decades of experience in treating complex Neurological disorders. Dr. Rovin has also completed post-graduate training in Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program through Harvard University Medical School.

In addition, Rich has two decades of experience in molecular neuro-oncology research.  He was co-founder and served as medical director of the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center in Marquette, Mich. In addition to clinical responsibilities, he served as chief of surgery at Marquette General Hospital and then chief of staff. He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles and presented dozens of lectures.

Currently, Rich is the medical director of the Aurora Neurosciences Innovation Institute Research laboratory. He has developed novel cellular models, with a specific focus on cell surface receptors, signaling and viral constructs. In his role, Rich is responsible for the design and oversight of all of the clinical trials in the Aurora Neurosciences Innovation Institute.