Claire Henchcliffe

Weill Cornell Medical Center, USA


Claire Henchcliffe completed undergraduate and graduate training in biochemistry and molecular biology at Oxford University, UK. After postdoctoral fellowships in genetics at the University of Cambridge, UK, and in neuroscience at the University of California at Berkeley, she attended medical school at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York. Following neurology residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, she continued fellowship training there in Movement Disorders. Since 2003, she has served as Director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Institute at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York. In addition to caring for patients with movement disorders, she directs a busy clinical and translational research program. Her major research interests are in biomarker development, as well as developing novel therapeutics, in Parkinson's disease and related disorders. She teaches at the Weill Cornell Medical Colleges in New York and Qatar, and serves on multiple advisory boards, including the Scientific Advisory Council of the Dance for PD program in New York city.

Biography Updated on 9 September 2012

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