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Robert H. Edwards, MD

  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Department of Neurology
  • 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114
  • San Francisco, CA 94143-0114
  • Tel: 353-2273; Fax: 502-5687

Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physiology; Co-Director, UCSF Cell Biology Graduate Program

Education & Training

  • Medical School: John Hopkins, School of Medicine, 1980
  • Internship: John Hopkins Hospital, 1980-1981
  • Residency: UCSF, 1981-1984

Special Interests

  • Movement Disorders
  • Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease
  • Neurotransmitter Transporters

He has received two Distinguished Investigator Awards from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders in 1993 and 2005. He also gave the Smith Lecture at the National Psychobiology Institute of Israel in 1999, and the MacIntosh Lecture at McGill University in 2007.

He currently serves as:

Scientific Advisory Board, the National Parkinson Foundation

He has previously served as:

Editorial Board, Neuron

Advisory Board, Hereditary Disease Foundation

Scientific Advisory Board , Tourette's Foundation

Curriculum Vitae