Dr. Roger Kurlan, M.D.
Roger Kurlan, MD
Dr. Roger Kurlan, M.D., is a neurologist specializing in movement, cognitive and behavioral disorders. Dr. Kurlan serves as an investigator on trials at The CRCNJ.
He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Kurlan’s postgraduate training was at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Neurology and Movement Disorders.
He was a long-time faculty member at the University of Rochester where he was Director of the Movement Disorders and also the Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology programs, and then a director of the movement disorders program at the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute in Summit, New Jersey.
Dr. Kurlan has edited 4 books and published more than 250 articles. He is recognized internationally for his clinical skills and research in neurological, cognitive/behavioral, and movement disorders. He has collaborated with many neuroscientists and has conducted many large-scale, multicenter research studies.
He led an NIH-funded muticenter trial of the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study Group. He is a founding member of the Parkinson Study Group and of the Tourette’s Syndrome Study Group, two collaborative international research groups that conduct large-scale investigations.