For Physicians

For Physicians

If your patient has symptoms of a movement disorder that may be caused by or linked to a genetic mutation, our experts can help diagnose the suspected disorder, and provide recommendations for treatment in your clinic.

Conditions of Interest

  • Juvenile, early-onset and familial Parkinson’s disease
  • Movement disorders specific to individuals of a particular ethnic background
  • Early-onset and familial dystonic conditions, including generalized and focal isolated dystonias, myoclonus-dystonia syndromes, paroxysmal dystonias, and DOPA-responsive dystonias
  • Familial tremor syndromes
  • Chorea disorders, including Huntington disease and Huntington’s-like conditions, and childhood-onset choreas
  • Wilson’s disease
  • Other complex movement disorders

Referrals

To refer a patient or to request patient materials, contact Carolyn Taylor at 312.695.1822, or email mmovement-genetics@nm.org.