Tim Benke, MD, PhD

Tim Benke, MD, PhD


Tim Benke, Ponzio Family Chair in Neurology Research and Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Neurology and Otolaryngology at University of Colorado School of Medicine, completed MD/PhD (BCM), post-doctoral training (Bristol University) and clinical training (Pediatric Neurology, Texas Children’s).  He joined the University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) in 2002 where he is Research Director of the Neuroscience Institute.  He initiated the multi-disciplinary Rett Clinic in 2011 at CHCO, where he is the Medical Director.  Dr. Benke was site PI for the NIH funded Natural History Study and participates in clinical trials and outcome measure development in RTT and CDKL5.