J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD

J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD

Neurology Pittsburgh, PA

Love Family Professor & Vice-Chair of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh; Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases; Chief, Movement Disorders


Office Address

  • 3471 Fifth Ave
    Suite 810 Lillian Kaufman Building
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Phone: (412) 692-4920

J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD

Neurology Pittsburgh, PA

Love Family Professor & Vice-Chair of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh; Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases; Chief, Movement Disorders

Summary

  • 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 and harness viral vectors for delivery into the brain.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Movement Disorder

Education & Medical Training

  • University of Michigan Medical SchoolUniversity of Michigan Medical School
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersUniversity of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2004 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Grant Support

  • Mtdna Damage As A Biomarker For Environmental Mitochondrial ToxicityNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2011 - 2011
  • Mitochondrial Proteins In Parkinson'S DiseaseNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2009 - 2011
  • Administrative CoreNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2009 - 2011
  • Mechanisms &Consequences Of Iron Accumulation In PDNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2009 - 2011
  • Gene-Environment Interactions In Transgenic RAT Models Of Parkinson DiseaseNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2009 - 2010
  • Screening Of Parkinsonism-Inducing NeurotoxicantsNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2005 - 2005
  • Glutamate In Parkinson'S DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • A Novel Model Of Parkinson'S DiseaseNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2004
  • Emory Collaborative Center: PD Environmental ResearchNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2002 - 2003
  • New Models Of PD: Pathogenesis And NeuroprotectionNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2002 - 2002
  • Core--Research DevelopmentNational Institute Of Environmental Health Sciences
    2002 - 2002
  • Training In Translational Research In NeurologyNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2000 - 2003
  • Glutamate In Parkinson'S DiseaseNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2000 - 2003
  • Excitotoxic--Bioenergetic InteractionsNational Institute On Aging
    1997 - 2001
  • Glutamate In Parkinsons DiseaseNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1995 - 1999
  • Electron Transport Enzymes In Alzheimers DiseaseNational Institute On Aging
    1995 - 1997
  • Glutamate In Parkinson'S DiseaseNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1995 - 1995
  • Electron Transport Enzymes In Alzhemiers DiseaseNational Institute On Aging
    1994 - 1995
  • Mechanisms Of Selective Neuronal VulnerabilityNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1991 - 1993
  • Studies On The Regulation Of Glutamate ReceptorsNational Institute Of Mental Health
    1985 - 1985

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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