RDP
Rapid-onset Dystonia-Parkinsonism

Grant Start Date: 2008-04-15
Grant End Date: 2012-03-31



Investigators and Personnel:
Allison Brashear, MD
Joseph A. Maldjian, M.D.
Christopher Thomas Whitlow, MD, PhD, MHA
Funded By:
NINDS

Grant Numbers:
5R01NS058949


Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP) is a rare genetic disease caused by missense and in-frame ins/del mutations in ATP1A3. It has features of both dystonia and Parkinson’s disease. We are looking at the functional and structural imaging correlates of this disease.