Dr. Day has over 25 years of experience in diagnosing, treating, and supporting patients with neuromuscular diseases.  He is involved in ongoing research defining causes, diagnosis and novel treatments of genetic neuromuscular disorders. Prior to his arrival at Stanford in 2011, Dr. Day directed the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center at University of Minnesota.  Dr. Day graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his Residency and Fellowship at University of California Medical School in San Francisco.  Dr. Day is Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Day serves as an advisor to many scientific committees researching neuromuscular diseases, including NIH’s Advisory Committees on Muscular Dystrophy and Muscular Dystrophy research.  His areas of interest include most areas of nerve and muscle diseases, in particular, muscular dystrophies, motor neuron diseases, Ataxia and Myasthenia Gravis.