Elizabeth Engle received her M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine with an internship and residency in pediatrics. She served as the neuropathology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a neurology residency in child neurology at Children’s Hospital, Boston. Trained in genetics research, Dr. Engle is now a professor of neurology and ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Her lab has made significant findings in congenital cranial nerve disorders. She has received the E. Mead Johnson Award for Research in Pediatrics, The Sidney Carter Award in Child Neurology, and a Research Award for Vision from the Alcon Institute.