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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


Thank you to all who made our 6th Annual Patient & Caregiver Conference a huge success! Presentation videos will be posted by January 2015.






4/19/2015

Mark your calendars for the NPF's Moving Day® event, a walk for Parkinson’s, is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities in the fight against PD. Participants include Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, families, friends, healthcare professionals, corporate leaders and teams who will join together to raise funds to support patient care and research initiatives to beat Parkinson’s.  Moving Day® highlights “movement” and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress because of its essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease.  Join Us!!


More info can be found here: Moving Day website