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About the Center

The University of California, San Francisco Medical Center has an international reputation for its excellence as a clinical and research facility and the UCSF Department of Neurology is widely recognized as one of the leading neuroscience centers in the United States.

The Parkinson's Disease Clinic and Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco Department of Neurology has been a National Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence since 1992.

Mission Statement:

  • To provide comprehensive and compassionate care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease
  • To discover causes and effective treatments of Parkinson's disease
  • To educate general medical practitioners, patients, caregivers and the general public 

Events/In the News


Free webinar: Parkinson's Disease: What Else Goes Wrong?

Register now for Dave Iverson's free webinar via Michael J Fox Foundation. 12 - 1 pm EST


Register now for an NPF Live Webcast with guest speaker David Charles, MD, an expert on PD and deep brain stimulation. Dr. Charles is Chief Medical Officer at Vanderbilt Neuroscience Institute and will discuss the latest advances in Parkinson's surgical treatment. 

Information here. 


Free, Half-Day Seminar: PSP and CBD Research Update -What Have We Learned and What Research is Underway at UCSF? organized by UCSF Memory and Aging Center & Brain Support Network.

Location: UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco. 

Flyer here.