Dr. Joel Perlmutter is a Professor of Neurology, Radiology, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. He is the Director of the American Parkinson Disease Association Advanced Research Center for Parkinson Disease. He is the Director of the Huntington Disease Center of Excellence at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Perlmutter is the Head of the Movement Disorders Section. Research within the Perlmutter Lab focuses on understanding the pathophysiology and behavioral sequalae of movement disorders. Their translational and interdisciplinary research combines neuroscience, neuroimaging, neurology, and neuropsychology to determine the biological mechanisms, identify and evaluate neuroimaging biomarkers, and characterize disease progression in movement disorders. Their research covers many different disorders, including Parkinson and Huntington diseases, dystonia, and essential tremor.
Title: Neuroimaging Biomarkers of Parkinson’s Disease