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Contributors

Editors

Ray L. Watts, MD
John N. Whitaker Professor and Chairman of Neurology
Director of Clinical Research
Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Research Program
University of Alabama at Birmingham

David G. Standaert, MD, PhD
John and Juanelle Strain Professor of Neurology
Director, Program for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics
Director, Movement Disorders Program
Vice-Chair of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jose A. Obeso, MD
Consultant and Professor of Neurology
Clinica Universitaria and Medical School
Senior Researcher, Neuroscience, CIMA
University of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain

Contributors

Octavian R. Adam, MD
LCDR, MC, USN
Division of Neurology
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Virginia

Amy W. Amara, MD, PhD
Francis and Ingeborg Heide Schumann Fellow in Parkinson Disease Research
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Urmas Arumäe, PhD
Docent, Group Leader
Centre of Excellence for Molecular and Integrated Neuroscience Research, Institute of Biotechnology
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Erika F. Augustine, MD
Senior Instructor
Department of Neurology and Department of Pediatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York

Donald L. Bliwise, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Susan B Bressman, MD
Alan and Joan Mirken Chair and Professor
Departments of Neurology
Beth Israel Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, New York and Bronx, New York

David J. Brooks, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci
Hartnett Professor of Neurology and Head of Neuroscience
Department of Medicine
Imperial College
London, UK

David J. Burn, FRCP, MD
Professor of Movement Disorders Neurology
Institute for Ageing and Health
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Donald B. Calne, MD
Professor Emeritus
University of British Columbia
Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia

Susana Cantarero, MD
Médico Especialista en Neurología
Department of Neurology
Hospital de Móstoles,
Mostoles, Madrid, Spain

Maria Graciela Cersosimo, MD
Program of Movement Disorders and Parkinson's Disease
University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jang-Ho Cha, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Amy Colcher, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Candan Depboylu, MD
Department of Neurology
Philipps University Marburg
Marburg, Germany

Dennis W. Dickson, MD
Robert E. Jacoby Professor of Alzheimer's Research
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida

Milind Deogaonkar, MD
Staff Neurosurgery, Neurosciences and Gamma Knife
Center for Neurological Restoration
Department of Neurosurgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Justo Garcia de Yébenes, MD, PhD
Head, Unit of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Department of Neurology
Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
School of Medicine
Madrid, Madrid, Spain

John E. Duda, MD
Director, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Leon S. Dure, IV, MD
Bew White Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rodger J. Elble, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, Illinois

Murat Emre, MD
Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology, Behavioral Neurology and Movement Disorders Unit
stanbul University, stanbul Faculty of Medicine
stanbul, Turkey

Robert J. Ferrante, PhD, MSc
Director, Experimental Neuropathology and Translational Therapeutics Laboratory and Professor, Neurology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and Psychiatry
Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center
New England Veterans Administration VISN 1
Bedford, Massachusetts
Neurology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and Psychiatry Departments
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Nestor Galvez-Jimenez, MD, MSc, MHSA, FACP
Chairman and Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine-Florida Atlantic University
Department of Neurology
Cleveland Clinic in Florida
Weston (Fort Lauderdale), Florida

Oscar S. Gershanik, MD
Professor and Scientific Director
Institute for Neuroscience
Favaloro Foundation University Hospital
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Christopher G. Goetz, MD
Professor of Neurological Sciences
Professor of Pharmacology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Lawrence I. Golbe, MD
Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Asier Gómez, MD
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Clínica Universidad de Navarra,
Pamplona, Spain

Rafael González-Redondo, MD
Department of Neurosciences
Movement Disorders Group
Center for Applied Medical Research
University of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain
and
Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas
Instituto Carlos III
Ministerio de Investigacion y Ciencias, Spain
and
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Clínica Universidad de Navarra,
Pamplona, Spain

James F. Gusella, PhD
Bullard Professor of Neurogenetics in the Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Director, Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Mark Hallett, MD
Chief, Human Motor Control Section
Medical Neurology Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Hamet Hanaasi, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology, Behavioral Neurology and Movement Disorders Unit
stanbul University, stanbul Faculty of Medicine
stanbul, Turkey

Nobutaka Hattori, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Juntendo University School of Medicine
Bunkyo, Tokyo

Steven M. Hersch, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Charlestown, Massachusetts

Stacy Horn, DO
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Neurological Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Howard I. Hurtig, MD
Frank and Gladys Elliott Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph Jankovic, MD
Professor of Neurology
Distinguished Chair in Movement Disorders
Director, Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic
Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Houston, Texas

Jorge L. Juncos, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Movement Disorders Program
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Anthony E. Lang, MD, FRCPC, FAAN
Jack Clark Chair for Parkinson's Disease Research and Director of Division of Neurology
Department of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Päivi Lindholm, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Centre of Excellence for Molecular and Integrated Neuroscience Research, Institute of Biotechnology
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Olle Lindvall, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Division of Neurology, Department of Clinical Sciences
University of Lund
Lund, Sweden

Kelly E. Lyons, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Kansas
School of Medicine
Kansas City, Kansas

Andre Machado, MD, PhD
Director
Center for Neurological Restoration
Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Philipp Mahlknecht, MD
Department of Neurology
Innsbruck Medical University
Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria

Marcy E. MacDonald, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Molecular Neurogenetics Unit, Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital

Margery H. Mark, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Bala V. Manyam, MD
Professor and Director
Plummer Movement Disorders Center
Department of Neurology
Scott & White Clinic and Memorial Hospital
The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
Temple, Texas

Connie Marras, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Neurology)
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

MJ Marti, MD
Neurology Service
Hospital Clinic Universitari
University of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Shyamal H. Mehta, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Movement Disorders Program
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia

Federico Micheli, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Director of the Program of Movement Disorders and Parkinson's Disease
Institute of Applied Sciences
Hospital de Clinicas
University of El Salvador and University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief of Child Neurology
Departments of Neurology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, and Pediatrics
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, New York

Yoshikuni Mizuno, MD
Director of Juntendo Koshigaya Hospital
Juntendo University School of Medicine
Koshigaya, Saitama

Hideki Mochizuki, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Kitasato University School of Medicine
Sagamihara, Kanagawa

Jens Carsten Möller, MD
Consultant
Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland
Ospedale Regionale di Lugano
Lugano, Switzerland

Anthony Nicholas, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

Jose A. Obeso, MD
Professor and Consultant, Neurology, Univ. of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain

Wolfgang H. Oertel, MD
Director
Department of Neurology
Center of Nervous Disease
Philipps-University of Marburg
Marburg, Germany

Rajesh Pahwa, MD
Laverne & Joyce Rider Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Kansas
School of Medicine
Kansas City, Kansas

Henry L. Paulson, MD, PhD
Lucile Groff Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Nicola Pavese, MD
Senior Lecturer in Neurology
Department of Medicine
Imperial College
London, UK

Ronald F. Pfeiffer, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Neurology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

Werner Poewe, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Innsbruck Medical University
Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria

Seth L. Pullman, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department of Neurology
Clinical Motor Physiology Laboratory
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

Bradley J. Robottom, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Manuel Rodríguez, MD, PhD
Department of Physiology
Medical School
University of La Laguna
Tenerife, Spain

María C. Rodríguez-Oroz, MD, PhD
Department of Neurosciences
Movement Disorders Group
CIMA, University of Navarra
Pamplona, Spain
and
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Clínica Universidad de Navarra and Medical School,
Pamplona, Spain

H. Diana Rosas, MD, MSc
Director, Center for Neuroimaging of Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases; Co-Director, HDSA New England Center of Excellence
Department of Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Charlestown, Massachusetts

David B. Rye, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Daniel S. Sa, MD
Director, Movement Disorders Center
Marshfield Clinic Neurosciences
Marshfield, Wisconsin

Mart Saarma, PhD
Academy Professor and Director
Centre of Excellence for Molecular and Integrated Neuroscience Research, Institute of Biotechnology
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Rachel Saunders-Pullman, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Albert Einstein School of Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York

Jose Lopez Sendon, MD
Médico Especialista en Neurología
Department of Neurology
Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
School of Medicine
Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Kapil D. Sethi, MD, FRCP
Professor of Neurology
Director Movement Disorders Program
Georgia Health Sciences University
Augusta, Georgia

Lisa M. Shulman, MD
Eugenia Brin Professor of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Department of Neurology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Yoland Smith, PhD
Professor
Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Department of Neurology
Emory University
School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

David G. Standaert, MD, PhD
John and Juanelle Strain Professor and Vice Chairman
Director, Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Matthew B. Stern, MD
Parker Family Professor of Neurology
Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center
University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Natividad P. Stover, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

S. H. Subramony, MD
Professor
Department of Neurology,
McKnight Brain Institute at University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Lewis Sudarsky, MD
Director of Movement Disorders
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School, Boston

Cesar Tabernero, MD
Médico Especialista en Neurología
Department of Neurology
Hospital de Segovia,
Segovia, Segovia, Spain

Caroline M Tanner, MD, PhD, FAAN
Director, Clinical Research
Parkinson's Institute
Sunnyvale, California

W. Thomas Thach, Jr., MD
Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Washington University
School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Eduardo Tolosa, MD
Professor of Neurology
Neurology Service
Hospital Clinic Universitari
University of Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Camilo Toro, MD
Staff Clinician
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Lynn Marie Trotti, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Jerrold L. Vitek, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ana Victoria Vazquez, MD
Médico Especialista en Neurología
Department of Neurology
Hospital de Leganés,
Leganes, Madrid, Spain

Sarah Wahlster, MD
Departments of Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Ray L. Watts, MD
John N. Whitaker Professor of Neurology
Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Medicine at UAB
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

William J. Weiner, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Daniel Weintraub, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Parkinson's Disease and Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Andrew West, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

Vanessa C. Wheeler, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical
School and Molecular Neurogenetics Unit, Center for Human Genetic Research,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jayne R. Wilkinson, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Clinical Director
Parkinson's Disease, Research, Education and Clinical Center
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

George R. Wilmot, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

G. Frederick Wooten, MD
Mary Anderson Harrison Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Zbigniew K. Wszolek, MD
Consultant and Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

Talene A. Yacoubian, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Birmingham, Alabama

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