Paul Carney, MD

Paul Carney, MD

CME Outfitters Faculty

Paul R. Carney, M.D., is Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Carney is an internationally recognized expert in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with epilepsy and other chronic neurologic disorders. He has authored more than 350 articles, abstracts, books, and book chapters. His research is frequently featured in the national and international press, including MSNBC and the New York Times, and interviews and features on ABC, NBC, and the Discovery channel. Dr. Carney lead the first state supported program to test the effectiveness and safety of cannabidiol for individuals with epilepsy and behavioral problems. His translational research group is studying the disease modifying effects of phytocannabinoids on drug addiction, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and Angelman syndrome, among other disorders.