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Co-director André-Barbeau Movement Disorders Unit, CHUM

Neurologist CHUM

Associate Professor Department of Medicine, University of Montreal

Research Interests

Research on the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease, dystonia, Huntington's chorea and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.  Principal investigator in several studies exploring the effectiveness of different treatments as well as the genetic aspect of Parkinson's disease and various movement disorders.  Fellowship in movement disorders, under the supervision of Dr. Stanley Fahn, at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York


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