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James F Morley, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Staff Neurologist, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Co-Director, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Co-Director, University of Pennsylvania/PADRECC Movement Disorders Fellowship Program
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center
3900 Woodland Ave.
Mail Stop 127
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5934
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1996.
Northwestern University, 2003.
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-2006.
Resident in Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2009.
Fellow in Movement Disorders, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Mantri, S., Fullard, M.E., Duda, J.E., Morley, J.F.: Physical Activity in Early Parkinson Disease. Journal of Parkinson's Disease 8 (1): 107-111, 2018.

Morley, J.F., Cohen, A., Silveira-Moriyama, L., Lees, A.J., Williams, D.R., Katzenschlager, R., Hawkes, C., Adelman, J.P., Weintraub, D., Doty, R.L., Duda, J.E. : Optimizing olfactory testing for the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease: item analysis of the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test. npj Parkinson's Disease 15(4): 2, January 2018.

Morley, J.F., Cheng, G., Dubroff, J.G., Wood, S., Wilkinson, J. and Duda, J.E.: Olfactory impairment predicts underlying dopaminergic deficit in presumed drug-induced parkinsonism Movement Disorders Clinical Practice 4(4): 603-606, November 2017.

Fullard, M.E., Tran, B., Xie, S.X., Scordia, C., Linder, C., Purri, Weintraub D., Duda, J.E., Chahine, L., Morley, J.F.: Olfactory impairment predicts cognitive decline in early Parkinson's disease Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 25: 45-51, 2016.

Pigott, K., Rick, J., Xie, S.X., Hurtig, H., Chen-Plotkin, A., Duda, J., Morley, J.F., Chahine, L., Dahodwala, N., Akhtar, R.S., Siderowf, A., Trojanowski, J., Weintraub, D.: Long-term outcomes for Parkinson's disease patients with normal cognition. Neurology 85(15): 1276-82, October 2015.

Hellman, A.M., Shah, S.P., Pawlowski, S.M., Duda, J.E., and Morley, J.F.: Continuous Non-Invasive Monitoring to Detect Covert Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders 21 (7): 723-8, July 2015.

Morley, J.F., Pawlowski, S., Pantelyat, A., Kesari, A., Maina, I., Duda, J.E.: Motor and non-motor features of Parkinson's disease that predict persistent drug-induced Parkinsonism Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 20(7): 738-42, July 2014.

Morley, J.F., Duda, J.E.: Use of hyposmia and other non-motor symptoms to distinguish between drug-induced Parkinsonism and Parkinson's disease Journal of Parkinson's Disease 4(2): 169-73, 2014.

Milber, J.M., Noorigian, J.M., Morley, J.F., Petrovitch, H., White, L., Ross, G.W., Duda, J.E.: Lewy pathology is not the first sign of degeneration in vulnerable neurons in PD. Neurology 79(24): 2307-14, December 2012.

Morley, J.F., Xie, S.X., Hurtig, H.I., Stern, M.B., Colcher, A., Horn, S., Dahodwala, N., Duda, J.E, Weintraub, D., Chen-Plotkin, A.S., Van Deerlin, V., Falcone, D., Siderowf, A.: Genetic influences on cognitive decline in Parkinson disease. Movement Disorders 27(4): 512-8, 2012 Notes: selected as featured Editor's Choice article.

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