Professor Patricia Limousin is a Consultant Neurologist with expertise in the diagnosis and management of movement disorders, in particular Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and tremor.
Professor Limousin has worked at the UCL Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery since 1997, where she is currently a Professor of Clinical Neurology and Consultant Neurologist.
Professor Limousin completed her medical education in 1993 at the University of Grenoble, France and in 1998 obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Lyon I. The topic of her PhD thesis was deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
Professor Limousin was a member of the medical team in Grenoble (which included Professors Benabid and Pollak) that developed the use of deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. She is one of the most experienced neurologists in the world in setting the optimal parameters for deep brain stimulation and post-operative management of DBS patients.
She has received international recognition for her work in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, and for her research in to deep brain stimulation.
- Parkinson’s disease
- Movement disorders
- MD 1993 Universite de Grenoble I (Universite Joseph Fourier)
- PhD 1998 University of Lyon