Love Family Professor and Vice-Chair of Neurology
Chief, Movement Disorders
Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Tim Greenamyre is the Love Family Professor and vice-chair of neurology, chief of Movement Disorders, and director of the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND) and the American Parkinson Disease Association Advanced Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and a member of the scientific advisory boards of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and the American Parkinson Disease Association. He has been listed as one of the ‘Best Doctors in America’ since the mid-1990s. He is editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Neurobiology of Disease and of MedLink Neurology (www.medlink.com). His laboratory studies mechanisms of neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease, with a focus on mitochondria. Translational studies use ‘gene therapy’ approaches using viral vectors for delivery into the brain.