Claire Henchcliffe, MD, D.Phil
Chair of Parkinson's Disease Doctor Panel
Dr. Henchcliffe trained at Oxford University UK, where she completed her doctorate in molecular and cell biology prior to post-doctoral neuroscience research at the University of California at Berkeley. She received her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York. She completed Neurology residency and Movement Disorders Fellowship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. After fellowship, she moved to the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York where she established, and is Director of, the Weill Cornell Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Institute. As Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, she provides clinical care for patients with movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease. She frequently teaches and writes on movement disorders. Her team runs multiple clinical trials, and her own research interests are in the field of neuroprotection and biomarker development in neurodegenerative disorders.