- Fellows can function as sub-investigators for movement disorders clinical trials and receive mentoring in the development and execution of individual research projects.
- Opportunities are available for collaborative projects in traditional movement disorders clinical trials, neurogenetics, autoimmune movement disorders, autonomic function, and neuroimaging.
- Close collaboration with the Bioengineering Program, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, and Department of Neurosurgery is available.
- Matriculation for a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation is available.
Fellows will participate in the following:
- Monthly meetings: Video Case Conference, DBS, Research, Literature Review, and Education.
- Optional participation in the Movement Disorder lecture series for residents and medical students.
Fellows will be exposed to the following:
- A large patient volume in a broad clinical setting.
- Neuromodulation clinic: surgery case volume of one per week, programming daily, and exposure to all current devices.
- Botulinum toxin injection: occurring daily.
- Centers of Excellence: the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) Center of Excellence and the Tourette Association of America (TAA) Center of Excellence.
- Subspecialty clinics: ataxia, neurogenetics, autoimmune movement disorders, and cognitive disorders.
- Must be BC/BE neurologists or individuals who have completed their ACGME-accredited neurology residency training by the fellowship start date.
- Must be US citizen, permanent resident, or hold a J-1 clinical visa.