Anhar Hassan, M.B., B.Ch., performs clinical research in movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, atypical parkinsonism, impulse control disorders and hyperkinetic movement disorders.
Dr. Hassan is currently focused on genetic polymorphisms in dopamine and other neurotransmitter receptors related to Parkinson's disease phenotypes and impulse control disorders.
Additionally, Dr. Hassan is interested in Parkinson's disease duration and severity outcomes and nonmotor features. Interests in atypical parkinsonism include corticobasal syndrome and progressive supranuclear palsy.
- Pharmacogenomics of dopamine agonist therapy for Parkinson's disease
- Genetic polymorphism risk factors for Parkinson's disease
Significance to patient care
Dr. Hassan's work contributes to the personalized treatment of Parkinson's disease tailored to the patient.