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Bio - Wu, Laura, MD, PhD

    • Medical School: China Medical University, Taiwan, MD.
    • Postgraduate School: Chang-Gung University, Taiwan, PhD
    • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center, NY
    • Neurology Residency: Stony Brook University Medical Center, NY
    • Movement Disorder Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, TX
  • Neurology

    • General neurology
    • Movement disorders
    • Movement disorders
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Botulinum toxin injection
    • Headache
    • Movement disorders
    • Neurodegenerative disorders
    • Hou JG, Wu LJ, Moore S, Ward C, Atassi F, Fincher L, Nelson N, York M, Lai EC. Assessment of Appropriate Medication Administration for Hospitalized Patients with Parkinson's Disease: Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 2012 May; 18(4):377-81
    • Sitburana O, Wu JC, Sheffield JK, Davidson A, Jankovic J. Motor Overflow and Mirror Dystonia.Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2009 Dec; 15(10):758-61
    • Wu JC, Sitburana O, Davidson A, Jankovic J: The applause sign in Parkinsonian disorders and Huntington's disease. Mov Disord. 2008 Dec 15: 23(16): 2307-11
    • Wu JC, Jankovic J. Runner's dystonia, J Neurol Sci. 2006 Dec 21;251(1-2):73-6
    • Wu JC, Leender M, Cooperman S, Meyron-Holtz E, Smith S, Land W, Tsai R Y-L, Berger UV, Sheng Z, Rouault TA. Expression of the iron transporter Ferroportin in synaptic vesicles and blood brain barrier. Brain Res. 2004 Mar 19; 1001(1-2):108-17
    • Lu CS, Wu JC, Tsai CH, Chen RS, Chou YH, Hattori N, Yoshino H, Mizuno Y. Clinical and genetic studies on familial parkinsonism: the first report on a Parkin gene mutation in a Taiwanese family. Mov Disord. 2001 Jan; 16(1):164-6
    • Wu JC, Lu CS, Ng SH. Limb myorhythmia in association with hypertrophy of the inferior olive: report of two cases. Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2000 Oct; 23(10):630-5
    • Wu JC, Huang CC, Jeng LB, Chu NS. Correlation of neurological manifestations and MR images in a patient with Wilson's disease after liver transplantation. Acta Neurol Scand. 2000 Aug; 1 02(2):135-9
    • Grant: Genetic Analysis in Autosomal Recessive Juvenile Parkinsonism and Other Familial Parkinsonism (Chang-Gung Memorial hospital Research Program, Grant number: CMRP 923), 2000-2001
    • Scholarship: Molecular & Cell Biology Program, University of Maryland, 2000-2002
    • Fellowship: National Institute of Health, 2002-2003
    • Grant: Clinical trial of Biperiden (UCB Pharma. Grant number: SR UCBI 0916), 2003-2004
    • Grant: Genetic Analysis of MSA patients (National institute of Science, Taiwan, Grant Number: NSC-93-2312-B-182A-199), 2004-2005 
    • American Academy of Neurology
    • Texas Neurological Society
    • Movement disorder Society