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 & Training

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

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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