Tatyana Simuni

  • Professor, Neurology
  • Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Research Professorship in Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, Neurology
  • 8278 Citations
19982023

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Personal profile

Research Interests

Dr Simuni joined the faculty of the Northwestern University Feinberg school of Medicine in 2000 to build and lead a multidisciplinary movement disorders center that is recognized by the National Parkinson’s Foundation as a Center of Excellence and serves as a training model in the region. Her research interests are focused on development of disease modifying ( neuroprotective ) interventions in Parkinson’s disease (PD). She is the lead investigator of a number of clinical trials on experimental pharmacology, non-motor manifestations, and pharmacological and surgical management of PD. As the Principal Investigator of the multicenter Parkinson Study Group (PSG) Phase II study of isradipine as potential disease modifying agent in early PD (STEADY PD) and more recently NET PD FS-Zone studies as well as a member of the Steering Committees on a number of national studies including PPMI, she has developed expertise in design and coordination of multicenter studies. She is actively involved with the PSG where she is an active member of three PSG working groups and Chair of the Classic Motor group. She serves on the Steering Committees for the National Parkinson Foundation.

Certifications and Licenses

Neurology

Training Experience

1994Residency, Temple University Hospital
1995Fellowship, Temple University Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Leningrad Medical School

… → 1985

Research interests

  • Clinical Trial Methodology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Movement Control

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Research Output

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Correction: Genetic testing for Parkinson disease: current practice, knowledge, and attitudes among US and Canadian movement disorders specialists (Genetics in Medicine, (2019), 10.1038/s41436-019-0684-x)

    Alcalay, R. N., Kehoe, C., Shorr, E., Battista, R., Hall, A., Simuni, T., Marder, K., Wills, A. M., Naito, A., Beck, J. C., Schwarzschild, M. A. & Nance, M., Feb 1 2020, In : Genetics in Medicine. 22, 2, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access
  • Genetic testing for Parkinson disease: current practice, knowledge, and attitudes among US and Canadian movement disorders specialists

    Alcalay, R. N., Kehoe, C., Shorr, E., Battista, R., Hall, A., Simuni, T., Marder, K., Wills, A. M., Naito, A., Beck, J. C., Schwarzschild, M. A. & Nance, M., Mar 1 2020, In : Genetics in Medicine. 22, 3, p. 574-580 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Changes in Prescribing Practices of Dopaminergic Medications in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease by Expert Care Centers from 2010 to 2017: The Parkinson's Foundation Quality Improvement Initiative

    the Parkinson's Foundation Quality Improvement Initiative Investigators, Nov 1 2019, In : Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 6, 8, p. 687-692 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Clinical trial highlights: Phase III study in spotlight

    McFarthing, K. & Simuni, T., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Parkinson's disease. 9, 1, p. 3-4 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate