University of California, San Francisco Department of Neurology 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114 San Francisco, CA 94143-0114 Tel: 353-2273 Fax: 502-5687
Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF; Assistant Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
Received a Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Fellowship grant in 2005 to study the role of alpha-synuclein conformation and multimerization in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease. Received a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists in 2008, and a Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (KO8) in 2009 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), to study interactions between alpha-synuclein and mitochondria in Parkinson’s disease.
For more information on Dr. Nakamura's research, please visit: