Irene Litvan and Movement Disorders Video 


movement disorder graphicWe are dedicated to providing the best diagnostic, therapeutic, palliative and supportive care to patients with movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's. At UCSD, we use cutting-edge technology to manage and treat all our patients. 


Progress on Parkinson's Research and Treatment

Our Movement Disorder Center led by Irene Litvan, MD, is now designated as a Center of Excellence. Find out about our progress in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease.

News about Phase 3 trial

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have launched a Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the drug isradipine, a calcium channel blocker often used to treat high blood pressure, as a potential new treatment for Parkinson disease (PD).




Two of our recent Neurology Grand Rounds presentations focused on dystonia, a movement disorder in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.


Video Rounds 

Upcoming Video Rounds Schedule 

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Please RSVP for the Movement Disorder Video Rounds here.


To develop a personalized translational program in movement disorders that will improve patients' and families' quality of life and will advance research.

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New patients: 800-926-8273
Follow-up Patients: 858-822-MOVE (6683)

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