News


  • Neuromuscular

    Dr. Susan Perlman

    February 16, 2017

    Dr. Susan Perlman, a clinical professor of neurology and the director of the Ataxia Center and Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was mentioned in a Feb. 14 Lompoc Record article about a Santa Ynez man with a rare, degenerative neuromuscular disease. Perlman diagnosed the problem in “about 15 minutes.”


  • Movement Disorders

    Getting specific about dizziness

    February 16, 2017

    The New York Times on Feb. 6 featured an article about dizziness that was co-authored by Dr. Robert W. Baloh, a UCLA professor of neurology. The book is titled “Dizziness: Why You Feel Dizzy and What Will Help You Feel Better.” The Bradenton Herald published the article Feb. 11.

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Dr. Barbara Giesser

    February 9, 2017

    Dr. Barbara Giesser, clinical director of the multiple sclerosis program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, commented in the February/March issue of Neurology Now in an article about actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler’s diagnosis with MS.

  • Neurophysiology

    Dr. Jeff Bronstein

    February 9, 2017

    Dr. Jeff Bronstein, director of the Movement Disorders Program at UCLA, commented Feb. 8 in a CNN story about a new blood test that can make diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease easier. The story was syndicated to more than 40 outlets.

  • Neurogenetics

    Making autism studies diverse

    February 9, 2017

    Dr. Daniel Geschwind, Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics, was featured Feb. 7 in a Spectrum Q&A about recruiting African American families for autism genetics studies.