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Movement Disorders

The Movement Disorder program at MUSC is involved in ongoing research through the Murray Center for Research on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders as well as clinical trials designed to find new and better ways to treat patients with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. The physicians of the MUSC Movement Disorders Program are currently conducting clinical trials on a variety of topics.

The Movement Disorders Program offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for individuals suffering from disorders of motion and/or disease of the motor system. This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Parkinsonism
  • Chorea
  • Dystonia

For more information, visit the Movement Disorder Program website.

Study Coordinator: Amy DeLambo, ACNP

PI Information:

Vanessa Hinson M.D., Ph.D.

Title:Dr. Hinson
- Associate Professor
- Director, Movement Disorders

Interest/Specialty: Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders

Advanced Degree: M.D. awarded by University of Hamburg, Germany, 1995; PHD awarded by University of Hamburg, Germany, 1995

Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Fellowship: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center, Movement Disorders

Specialties: Neurology

Board Certified: Neurology

Language(s): English

Gonzalo J. Revuelta, D.O.


Title: Assistant Professor

- Dystonia
- Parkinson's disease
- Tremors

- Essential tremor
- Huntington's disease
- Tourette's syndrome
- Botulinum toxin (Botox) injections
- Ataxia
- Drug induced movement disorders
- Deep brain stimulation
- Restless leg syndrome
- Gait disorders 

Advanced Degree: D.O. awarded by University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2004

Residency: Hahnemann University

Fellowship: Emory University

Specialties: Neurology

Board Certified: Neurology

Language(s): English, Spanish

Movement Disorders Clinical Trials:

View a list of available movement disorders clinical trials.

Neurology Clinic Location:

MUSC Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403


Trident Parkinson Support Group (Mount Pleasant)
Meets 2nd Tuesday at 3:30 pm
Mary Burkett (803) 886-6389

Other Resources:

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Parkinson Association of the Carolinas
Parkinson's Action Network


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