Lin Zhang

University of California, Davis

Lin Zhang MD, Ph.D., is a movement disorder neurologist and Professor of Neurology, University California, Davis (UCDavis). He serves as co-director of the UCDavis Deep Brain Stimulation Program and directs the Clinical Trial Unit for Parkinson\'s disease (PD) and dystonia. His research interests include the early diagnosis and pathophysiology of PD, neuromodulation, and neurotoxin therapeutics. He conducts clinical trials of movement disorders and studies the epidemiology of PD and its various phenotypes. He leads the international neuroscience program and has trained many international scholars and academic physicians. He was the recipient of the prestigious Movement Disorder Society international visiting scholarship and the Fulbright scholarship from the National Institutes of Health. He has co-authored more than sixty scientific articles and four book chapters.

Lin Zhang

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An estimated 50% to 80% of individuals with Parkinson’s disease experience Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD). Based on the prevalence and clinical complexity of PDD, this book provides an in-depth update on topics including epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Chapters discuss non-medical therapies and examine views on end-of-life issues as well. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in PDD whether they are a patient, caregiver, or doctor.

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