Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

This brain research area focuses on Parkinson's disease and movement disorders. This research brings together multidisciplinary collaborators to study the molecular biology of Parkinson's disease and discover its genetic causes, with the hope of finding new treatment options.

Related researchers and laboratories

Researchers and laboratories investigating Parkinson's disease and movement disorders include:

APDA Center for Advanced Research

Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, also is home to a Center for Advanced Research through the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). These centers support robust research efforts to study Parkinson's disease, including basic research, clinical trials, genetic studies and tissue banking. The centers also support research training and fellowship programs.

The Mayo Clinic center is directed by Dennis W. Dickson, M.D., and Pamela J. McLean, Ph.D.

Affiliations and researchers include:

For more information about this center, call 904-953-2439 or email us.