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 Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence and as a Center of Care for PSP and atypical parkinsonian disorders. Find out about our progress in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease.

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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).

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News about Phase 1 Trial

Community Outreach 

Overcoming Parkinson's Disease

Learn more about current therapies for Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders. For the seventh year, the Parkinson & Other 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. 


Event Details 
Saturday, June 2nd 2018
9:30am - 4:00pm

Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Drive 
San Diego, CA 92121

Registration is required by May 24, 2018. 
To register please visit: https://health.ucsd.edu/parkinsonevent

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


For the 6th year, the Parkinson & Other Movement Disorders Center at UC San Diego hosted the Parkinson's Disease Event where they shared the latest information on treatments, resources and support patients with movement disorders and their caregivers. 
To Download Presentations from our Previous Parkinson's Event Click Here.

World Parkinson Congress Review

The UCSD Movement Disorder Center held its World Parkinson Congress Review. The audio and slides from the presentation can be seen in the video below.

 


Contact Us

New patients: 800-926-8273
Follow-up Patients: 858-657-8540
Email: movementdisorders@ucsd.edu

Click here to visit our UC San Diego Health website

Support Our Work

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.


Support Groups 

The Parkinson & Other Movement Disorders Center at UCSD is the sponsor of two Parkinson's Disease Support Groups. The groups are uniquely structured for people with Parkinson's and their Care Partners. Learn more about the patient and caregiver support groups we have to offer at UCSD by clicking on this link.