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

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Associate Director for Research, Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center. Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Staff Neurologist, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
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

Kara Pigott, Jacqueline Rick, Sharon X. Xie, Howard Hurtig, Alice Chen-Plotkin, John Duda, James F. Morley, Lama Chahine, Nabila Dahodwala1, Rizwan S. Akhtar, Andrew Siderowf, John Trojanowski, Daniel Weintraub: Long-term outcomes for Parkinson's disease patients with normal cognition. Neurology 85(15): 1276-82, Oct 2015.

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

Laura Brennan, Alexander Pantelyat, John E. Duda, James F. Morley, Daniel Weintraub, Jayne Wilkinson, & Paul J. Moberg : Memantine and Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease Dementia/Dementia with Lewy Bodies: A Meta-Analysis. Movement Disorders: Clinical Practice 2016 Notes: In press at this time.

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

Joanne Trinh, Rim Amouri, John Duda, James F. Morley, Matt Read, Alan Donald, Carles Vilarino-Guell, Christina Thompson, Chelsea Szu Tu, Rachel Gibson, Samia ben Sassi, Emna Hentati, Mourad Zouari, Emna Farhat, Fatma Nabli, Faycel Hentati and Matthew Farrer: A comparative study of Parkinson's disease and LRRK2 G2019S parkinsonism. Neurobiology of Aging 35(5): 1125-31, 2014.

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

Joshua M. Milber, Joseph V. Noorigian, James F. Morley, Helen Petrovitch, Lon White, G. Webster Ross, and John E. Duda: Lewy pathology is not the first sign of degeneration in vulnerable neurons in PD. Neurology 79(24): 2307-14, Dec 2012.

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

Morley, J.F., D. Weintraub, E. Mamikonyan, P.J. Moberg, A. Siderowf, & J.E. Duda : Olfactory dysfunction is associated with neuropsychiatric manifestations in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders 26(11): 2051-7, September 2011.

Morley James F, Hurtig Howard I: Current understanding and management of Parkinson disease: five new things. Neurology 75(18 Suppl 1): S9-15, Nov 2010.

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