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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

Recorded presentations from our 8th Annual Patient & Caregiver Symposium can be viewed on our YouTube link here: Video playlist (turn volume UP)


SAVE THE DATE for our Annual Patient and Caregiver Symposium! Registration and information can be found here: 


Join the UCSF PD team for the Michael J. Fox Foundation Tour de Fox in beautiful Santa Rosa, CA. All funds raised through the Ride benefit Team Fox and The Michael J. Fox Foundation in the search for a cure.  Please consider supporting our team in the Ride by making a donation to Team Fox! Details for participating and donating can be found here.