About the Center

The University of California, San Francisco Medical Center has an international reputation for its excellence as a clinical and research facility and the UCSF Department of Neurology is widely recognized as one of the leading neuroscience centers in the United States.

The Parkinson's Disease Clinic and Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco Department of Neurology has been a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence since 1992.

Mission Statement:

  • To provide comprehensive and compassionate care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease
  • To discover causes and effective treatments of Parkinson's disease
  • To educate general medical practitioners, patients, caregivers and the general public 

Events/In the News

October 19, 2019- Women and Parkinson's disease 

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Women with Parkinson's and their caregivers are welcome to attend this day of education and support. Women experience PD differently than men. Join us to learn more!

Details and registration can be found here: Parkinson's Foundation

November 23, 2019- Mind, Mood, and Motion


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Join us for the "Mind, Mood, and Motion" program to learn more about possible changes in cognition and memory associated with PD. This program teaches attendees what can be done to alleviate some of the effects of these symptoms. 

Details and registration can be found here: Parkinson's Foundation

EVENT COMPLETE: Moving Day® San Jose 2019

June 1, 2019- Moving Day® San Jose



Mark your calendars for the PF's Moving Day® event, a walk for Parkinson’s. Moving Day® is a movement for change—towards more awareness, more funding, and more understanding of a disease that affects so many of our family and friends. Participants include Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, families, friends, healthcare professionals, corporate leaders and teams who will join together to raise funds to support patient care and research initiatives to beat Parkinson’s.  

Join Us!!

More info can be found here: Moving Day website 

EVENT COMPLETE: Moving Day® San Francisco 2019

May 5, 2019- Moving Day® San Francisco