Neurologist and neuroscientist George Karpati, a longtime MDA research grantee at the Montreal Neurological Institute, passed away suddenly on Feb. 6, 2009. He was 74.
Karpati was one of the world's leading authorities on the diagnosis and treatment of muscular dystrophy. He held the I.W. Killam Chair and was a professor of neurology and neurosurgery at McGill University in Montreal (the Montreal Neurological Institute is part of McGill).