Irene Litvan and Movement Disorders Video 

Welcome

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 UC San Diego, we use cutting-edge technology to manage and treat all our patients. 

Clinical News 

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 1 Trial

In collaboration with C2N Diagnostics, Dr. Litvan has launched a Phase I clinical trial to evaluate the investigational drug C2N-8E12, an immunotherapy drug designed to bind to and remove tau protein, which is believed to build up to abnormally high levels in the brains of patients with high levels of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).

News about Phase 1 Trial

In collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dr. Litvan has launched Phase I clinical trial to evaluate the investigational drug BMS-986168, an immunotherapy drug designed to bind to and remove eTau protein (extracellular tau), which is believed to build up to abnormally high levels in the brains of patients with high levels of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).

Community Outreach 

Parkinson's Disease: Empowering the Community a Program for Patients and Families

Join our free event to learn more about current therapies for Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders. For the  6th year, the Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health will share the latest information on treatments, resources and support for people with movement disorders and their caregivers.

 

Saturday March 11, 2017 from 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Drive 
San Diego,CA 92121

Click here to register 

World Parkinson Congress Review

The UCSD Movement Disorder Center held its World Parkinson Congress Review at the ACTRI on Saturday, December 10th. The audio and slides from the presentation can be seen in the video below.

Symposium for Health Care Professionals

The UCSD Movement Disorder Center conducted its fall symposium, "Approach to Patients with Movement Disorders" on Saturday October 1st, held at Roth Auditorium - Sanford Consortium from 7:30 am - 1:30 pm.
See flyer for more information.



The UCSD Movement Disorder Center conducted its spring symposium, "Parkinson's Disease: Empowering the Community," on March 19, 2016 from 10 - 3 p.m. at the Irwin Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, 5775 Morehouse Drive.


Contact Us

New patients: 800-926-8273
Follow-up Patients: 858-822-MOVE (6683)
Email: movementdisorders@ucsd.edu

Click here to visit our UC San Diego Health website

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Mission 

Translating innovative research into state-of-the-art, comprehensive, personalized patient care in movement disorders.


Vision

To enhance mind and body - one life at a time - through new science, new medicine and new cures. 

Upcoming Video Rounds Schedule 

Get information

Please RSVP for the Movement Disorder Video Rounds here.

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.