Barrie James Hurwitz
Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine
The general focus of my work is clinical neurology and teaching, including the diagnosis of neurologic conditions and their specific treatment.
I am not engaged in any laboratory research.
I am involved in the following clinical trials: (1) Principal investigator of double-blind, placebo-controlled research study on the safety and efficacy of Betaseron in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis; (2) principal investigator of compassionate administration of open label Ropinirole in the treatment of Parkinson's disease; (3) NORG neurology consultant; and (4) investigator for the collaborative study of hereditary basis of Parkinson's disease with Dr. Allen Roses.
My academic work is as a clinical neurologist with special interests in Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and cerebrovascular disease.
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