Parkinson’s Disease And Movement Disorders

Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Section of Parkinson’s Disease And Movement Disorders at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is to promote the health of patients with Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders. We are a group of individuals with diverse interests and the common goal to maintain excellence in clinical care, education, and research.

Medical Director

Laura Buyan-Dent

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Associate Professor

Providers

Jessica Baker

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

Laura Buyan-Dent

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D.

Position title: Associate Professor

Catherine Gallagher

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Professor

Teresa Mangin

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor

Kathleen Shannon

Credentials: M.D., FAAN, FANA

Position title: Professor and Chair

APPs

Margo Hubbard

Credentials: P.A.-C.

Position title: Physician Assistant

Impact of sex and APOE4 on age-related cerebral perfusion trajectories in cognitively asymptomatic middle-aged and older adults: A longitudinal study
Wang R, Oh JM, Motovylyak A, Ma Y, Sager MA, Rowley HA, Johnson KM, Gallagher CL, Carlsson CM, Bendlin BB, Johnson SC, Asthana S, Eisenmenger L, Okonkwo OC.
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2021 Jun 8:271678X211021313. doi: 10.1177/0271678X211021313. Online ahead of print.
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Age-Related Tau Burden and Cognitive Deficits Are Attenuated in KLOTHO KL-VS Heterozygotes
Driscoll I, Ma Y, Gallagher CL, Johnson SC, Asthana S, Hermann BP, Sager MA, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Carlsson CM, Engelman CD, Dubal DB, Okonkwo OC.
J Alzheimers Dis. 2021;79(3):1297-1305. doi: 10.3233/JAD-200944.
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Chronic stress-induced gut dysfunction exacerbates Parkinson's disease phenotype and pathology in a rotenone-induced mouse model of Parkinson's disease
Dodiya HB, Forsyth CB, Voigt RM, Engen PA, Patel J, Shaikh M, Green SJ, Naqib A, Roy A, Kordower JH, Pahan K, Shannon KM, Keshavarzian A.
Neurobiol Dis. 2020 Feb;135:104352. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2018.12.012. Epub 2018 Dec 21.
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Recent Advances in the Treatment of Huntington's Disease: Targeting DNA and RNA
Shannon KM.
CNS Drugs. 2020 Mar;34(3):219-228. doi: 10.1007/s40263-019-00695-3.
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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Associates with Cerebral Vessel Pulsatility in a Cohort Enriched with Risk for Alzheimer's Disease
Maxa KM, Hoffman C, Rivera-Rivera LA, Motovylyak A, Turski PA, Mitchell CKC, Ma Y, Berman SE, Gallagher CL, Bendlin BB, Asthana S, Sager MA, Hermann BP, Johnson SC, Cook DB, Wieben O, Okonkwo OC.
Brain Plast. 2020 Oct 1;5(2):175-184. doi: 10.3233/BPL-190096.
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Fitness, independent of physical activity is associated with cerebral blood flow in adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease
Dougherty RJ, Boots EA, Lindheimer JB, Stegner AJ, Van Riper S, Edwards DF, Gallagher CL, Carlsson CM, Rowley HA, Bendlin BB, Asthana S, Hermann BP, Sager MA, Johnson SC, Okonkwo OC, Cook DB.
Brain Imaging Behav. 2020 Aug;14(4):1154-1163. doi: 10.1007/s11682-019-00068-w.
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Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between total and regional white matter hyperintensity volume and cognitive and motor function in Parkinson's disease
Pozorski V, Oh JM, Okonkwo O, Krislov S, Barzgari A, Theisen F, Sojkova J, Bendlin BB, Johnson SC, Gallagher CL.
Neuroimage Clin. 2019;23:101870. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101870. Epub 2019 May 23.
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Arterial spin labeling reveals relationships between resting cerebral perfusion and motor learning in Parkinson's disease
Barzgari A, Sojkova J, Maritza Dowling N, Pozorski V, Okonkwo OC, Starks EJ, Oh J, Thiesen F, Wey A, Nicholas CR, Johnson S, Gallagher CL.
Brain Imaging Behav. 2019 Jun;13(3):577-587. doi: 10.1007/s11682-018-9877-1.
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KLOTHO heterozygosity attenuates APOE4-related amyloid burden in preclinical AD
Erickson CM, Schultz SA, Oh JM, Darst BF, Ma Y, Norton D, Betthauser T, Gallagher CL, Carlsson CM, Bendlin BB, Asthana S, Hermann BP, Sager MA, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Engelman CD, Christian BT, Johnson SC, Dubal DB, Okonkwo OC.
Neurology. 2019 Apr 16;92(16):e1878-e1889. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007323. Epub 2019 Mar 13.
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Role of TLR4 in the gut-brain axis in Parkinson's disease: a translational study from men to mice
Perez-Pardo P, Dodiya HB, Engen PA, Forsyth CB, Huschens AM, Shaikh M, Voigt RM, Naqib A, Green SJ, Kordower JH, Shannon KM, Garssen J, Kraneveld AD, Keshavarzian A.
Gut. 2019 May;68(5):829-843. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2018-316844. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
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