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Dr. Wichmann received medical training in Germany, followed by postdoctoral training in pharmacology and electrophysiology at the University of Freiburg (Germany) and Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD). In the early 1990s, he completed residency training in Neurology at Emory University (Atlanta, GA), and has been a professor in the movement disorder division in the Department of Neurology at the same University since then, specializing in research and treatment of Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. His research focuses on brain activity changes that are associated with Parkinson’s disease, and the effects of DBS on brain networks. His recent research has focused on the role of the thalamus in the pathophysiology of parkinsonism. His work has been continuously funded by NIH and private foundations, and has been published in high-impact journals, such as Science, Brain, Nature and the Journal of Neuroscience.
Thomas Wichmann, M.D.
Director, Udall Center of Excellence for Research in Parkinson’s Disease – Emory University
A. Worley Brown Endowed Professor – Emory University
Associate Director for Scientific Programs – Yerkes National Primate Research Center
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