Our HD Center of Excellence in Texas
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The Movement Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, was selected by the Huntington's Disease Society of America as the HDSA Center of Excellence in 2001. Directed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic, Professor of Neurology, the Huntington Disease Center of Excellence (COE) is committed to providing the most expert and compassionate care for patients with HD. In addition to social services, physical, occupational and speech therapy, the patient's condition is managed by a team of skilled clinicians with medications and other therapies targeted to the specific neurologic and psychiatric symptoms. Patients are also invited to participate in a broad range of clinical trials. In addition to experimental therapeutics, the HDC focuses on research into mechanisms of neurodegeneration. Finally the HDC provides a setting for training of young physician-scientists and for educational programs directed to scientists, physicians, allied health professionals and patients and their families. The COE, located on the 18th floor of Smith Tower.
Baylor College of Medicine, Center of Excellence for the Huntington Disease Society of America (HDSA) is a participating site in many clinicial trials. Contact them for more details.