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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 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

  • Assessing the Therapeutic Potential of Using Small Interfering RNAs to Reduce LRRK2 Activity in Parkinson’s Disease


  • The Role of USP30 in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease


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


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


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