The Parkinson Research Foundation in association with USF Health are proud to feature the only Fellowship-Trained Movement Disorders Specialist in the area, Dr. Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD


Parkinson Place
Wednesday Afternoons by Appointment Only

To Schedule Your Appointment
Please Contact Lynne Henry (941) 893-4389

For More Information
Please Contact Marilyn Tait, PRF Executive Director
(941) 870-4438 x101


About Dr. Sanchez-Ramos

Juan R. Sanchez-Ramos, M.D., Ph.D.

Movement Disorders

Vice-Chair, Research

Helen Ellis Endowed Chair for Parkinson’s Disease Research

Director, Huntington’s Disease Society of America Center of Excellence at USF

Director, Parkinson Research Foundation Center of Excellence at USF

13330 USF Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 396-9478
Fax: (813) 974-7590


Graduate School: PhD, Pharmacology & Physiology University of Chicago, IL
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: Michael Reese Hospital (Internal Medicine)
University of Chicago (Neurology)
Fellowship: University of Miami (Movement Disorders)


Clinical Interests: 
Neurodegenerative diseases in general with focus on Huntington’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease

Research Interests:
Neurodegeneration, neurotoxicology and adult stem cell biology

Board Certification(s)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)

Movement Disorders

Selected Publications

Song, S., Sava, V., Rowe, A., Li, K., Cao, C., Mori, T., and Sanchez-Ramos, J., 2011. Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) enhances recovery in mouse model of Parkinson’s diseaseNeurosci Lett 487, 153-157.

Carroll, E., and Sanchez-Ramos, J., 2011. Hyperkinetic movement disorders associated with HIV and other viral infections. In: Handb Clin Neurol, Vol 100 pp. 323-334.

Boyd, T. D., Bennett, S. P., Mori, T., Governatori, N., Runfeldt, M., Norden, M., Padmanabhan, J., Neame, P., Wefes, I., Sanchez-Ramos, J., Arendash, G. W., and Potter, H., 2010. GM-CSF upregulated in rheumatoid arthritis reverses cognitive impairment and amyloidosis in Alzheimer miceJ Alzheimers Dis 21, 507-518.

Butterfield, L. C., Cimino, C. R., Oelke, L. E., Hauser, R. A., and Sanchez-Ramos, J., 2010. The independent influence of apathy and depression on cognitive functioning in Parkinson’s diseaseNeuropsychology 24, 721-730.

Sanchez-Ramos, J., Song, S., Sava, V., Catlow, B., Lin, X., Mori, T., Cao, C., and Arendash, G. W., 2009.Granulocyte colony stimulating factor decreases brain amyloid burden and reverses cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s miceNeuroscience 163, 55-72.


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