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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

8/14/2014 Free NPF Webinar on Pain & Fatigue in Parkinson's disease. Dr. Christopher Hess will discuss ways to minimize pain and fatigue, two very common symptoms in PD. Register here for the event. 
8/9/2014 Please join us for the Annual Michael J. Fox Foundation Partners in Parkinson's educational event. This free program features presentations and panel discussions with local PD experts. More information can be found here.
5/29/2014 Learn more about the new UCSF-partnered Brain Health Registry here