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Funded Studies

J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD

Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases at University of Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, PA United States

J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD, is the Love Family Professor and vice-chair of neurology, chief of movement disorders and director of the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND) and the American Parkinson Disease Association Advanced Center for Parkinson's Disease Research at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also a member of the scientific advisory board of The Michael J. Fox Foundation and a member of the scientific advisory boards of the Parkinson's Foundation and the American Parkinson Disease Association. He has been listed as one of the Best Doctors in America since the mid-1990s. He is editor-in-chief of Neurobiology of Disease, a scientific journal, and a faculty member of F1000Prime, a medical information service. His laboratory studies mechanisms of neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease with a focus on gene-environment interactions. He conducts translational studies using drug and gene therapy approaches.


Associated Grants

  • Link between LRRK2 Activity and Glucocerebrosidase Deficits in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease

    2018


  • The Interplay between Genetic and Environmental Mechanisms in Parkinson’s Disease

    2018


  • LRRK2 Kinase Activity and Mitochondrial DNA Damage in Parkinson's Disease

    2016


  • LRRK2-associated Mitochondrial DNA Damage as a Phenotype for Unbiased Screening

    2013


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