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Weintraub Daniel

Dr. Weintraub is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Penn) and Psychiatrist at the Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center.  A board-certified geriatric psychiatrist, he conducts clinical research in the psychiatric and cognitive complications of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and related disorders.  He completed a NIMH Career Development Award related to depression in PD, and has been PI or Core Lead on grants from NIH, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the Fox Foundation, the International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society (IPMDS), and several industry-sponsored studies.  He is Lead of the Clinical Core of the Penn NIA U19 focused on cognitive impairment in PD, and co-PI of the VA Cooperative Studies Program trial #215 clinical trial for treatment of psychosis in PD.  He is co-Chair of the Cognitive-Behavioral Workgroup and on the Executive Steering Committee for the Fox Foundation-funded Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative; serves on the IPMDS Rating Scales Review Committee and Steering Committee of the Non-Motor PD Study Group; and is co-Chair of the Cognitive Subgroup for the NINDS Common Data Elements.  He serves on the Scientific Advisory Council of the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) and is an Advisor to the Critical Path for Parkinson’s Consortium (CPP) of the Critical Path Institute.  He serves as a reviewer for the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Parkinson’s Research Program (PRP) and the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA).  Dr. Weintraub also is a long-time Associate Editor of Movement Disorders Journal.


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