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Joel S. Perlmutter, MD

Elliot Stein Family Professor of Neurology
Section Chief, Movement Disorders
Professor, Radiology
Professor , Physical Therapy
Associate Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Specialty Areas

Parkinson's Disease
Movement Disorders
Neurology - Adult
Huntington's Disease
Dystonia
Tremor
Tourette's Syndrome

Board Certifications

Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, Tourette syndrome, dystonia, hyperkinetic disorders, essential tremor and other movement disorders, imaging research using PET and MR, clinical drug trials

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
McMillan Building

517 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Lower Level
Office Phone: 314-362-6908
Fax: 314-747-3258

Education

Education

Fellowship: Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1984
Residency: Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1980
Medical Degree: University Of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 1979
B.A.: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 1975
Externship: Psychiatry, Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas 1978

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Exercise and Parkinson Disease: Comparing Tango, Treadmill, and Stretching.
Rawson KS, McNeely ME, Duncan RP, Pickett KA, Perlmutter JS, Earhart GM
J Neurol Phys Ther. 2019 Jan; 43(1)26-32. doi: 10.1097/NPT.0000000000000245.

PMID:
    30531383
    [PubMed - in process]
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Thalamic and ventricular volumes predict motor response to deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease.
Younce JR, Campbell MC, Perlmutter JS, Norris SA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2018 Nov 28; pii: S1353-8020(18)30523-6. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2018.11.026.

PMID:
    30527905
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Syntheses and in vitro biological evaluation of S1PR1 ligands and PET studies of four F-18 labeled radiotracers in the brain of nonhuman primates.
Luo Z, Han J, Liu H, Rosenberg AJ, Chen DL, Gropler RJ, Perlmutter JS, Tu Z
Org Biomol Chem. 2018 Dec 5; 16(47)9171-9184. doi: 10.1039/c8ob02609b.

PMID:
    30462126
    [PubMed - in process]
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Emergent Functional Network Effects in Parkinson Disease.
Gratton C, Koller JM, Shannon W, Greene DJ, Maiti B, Snyder AZ, Petersen SE, Perlmutter JS, Campbell MC
Cereb Cortex. 2018 Nov 12; doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy229.

PMID:
    30418543
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Predictors of alcohol responsiveness in dystonia.
Junker J, Brandt V, Berman BD, Vidailhet M, Roze E, Weissbach A, Comella C, Malaty IA, Jankovic J, LeDoux MS, Berardelli A, Barbano R, Reich SG, Perlmutter JS, Jinnah HA, Brüggemann N
Neurology. 2018 Nov 20; 91(21)e2020-e2026. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006551.

PMID:
    30341158
    [PubMed - in process]
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PET Imaging in Movement Disorders.
Maiti B, Perlmutter JS
Semin Nucl Med. 2018 Nov; 48(6)513-524. doi: 10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2018.07.006.

PMID:
    30322477
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radiosynthesis and evaluation of a fluorine-18 labeled radioligand targeting vesicular acetylcholine transporter.
Yue X, Luo Z, Liu H, Kaneshige K, Parsons SM, Perlmutter JS, Tu Z
Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2018 Nov 15; 28(21)3425-3430. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2018.09.030.

PMID:
    30274694
    [PubMed - in process]
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ESM-CT: a precise method for localization of DBS electrodes in CT images.
Milchenko M, Snyder AZ, Campbell MC, Dowling JL, Rich KM, Brier LM, Perlmutter JS, Norris SA
J Neurosci Methods. 2018 Oct 1; 308366-376. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2018.09.009.

PMID:
    30201271
    [PubMed - in process]
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Validation of diffusion tensor imaging measures of nigrostriatal neurons in macaques.
Shimony JS, Rutlin J, Karimi M, Tian L, Snyder AZ, Loftin SK, Norris SA, Perlmutter JS
PLoS One. 2018; 13(9)e0202201. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202201.

PMID:
    30183721
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mapping movement, mood, motivation and mentation in the subthalamic nucleus.
Gourisankar A, Eisenstein SA, Trapp NT, Koller JM, Campbell MC, Ushe M, Perlmutter JS, Hershey T, Black KJ
R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Jul; 5(7)171177. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171177.

PMID:
    30109035
    [PubMed]
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Selective D2 receptor PET in manganese-exposed workers.
Criswell SR, Warden MN, Searles Nielsen S, Perlmutter JS, Moerlein SM, Sheppard L, Lenox-Krug J, Checkoway H, Racette BA
Neurology. 2018 Sep 11; 91(11)e1022-e1030. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006163.

PMID:
    30097475
    [PubMed - in process]
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Exploration of Sulfur-Containing Analogues for Imaging Vesicular Acetylcholine Transporter in the Brain.
Luo Z, Liu H, Jin H, Gu J, Yu Y, Kaneshige K, Perlmutter JS, Parsons SM, Tu Z
ChemMedChem. 2018 Sep 19; 13(18)1978-1987. doi: 10.1002/cmdc.201800411.

PMID:
    30071131
    [PubMed - in process]
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Suicidal Ideation Assessment in Individuals with Premanifest and Manifest Huntington Disease.
Wesson M, Boileau NR, Perlmutter JS, Paulsen JS, Barton SK, McCormack MK, Carlozzi NE
J Huntingtons Dis. 2018; 7(3)239-249. doi: 10.3233/JHD-180299.

PMID:
    30056431
    [PubMed - in process]
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Consensus-Based Attributes for Identifying Patients With Spasmodic Dysphonia and Other Voice Disorders.
Ludlow CL, Domangue R, Sharma D, Jinnah HA, Perlmutter JS, Berke G, Sapienza C, Smith ME, Blumin JH, Kalata CE, Blindauer K, Johns M, Hapner E, Harmon A, Paniello R, Adler CH, Crujido L, Lott DG, Bansberg SF, Barone N, Drulia T, Stebbins G
JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Aug 1; 144(8)657-665. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0644.

PMID:
    29931028
    [PubMed - in process]
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Emergent Functional Network Effects in Parkinson Disease.
Gratton C, Koller JM, Shannon W, Greene DJ, Snyder AZ, Petersen SE, Perlmutter JS, Campbell MC
Cereb Cortex. 2018 Jun 6; doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy121.

PMID:
    29878081
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pleiotropic Effects of Variants in Dementia Genes in Parkinson Disease.
Ibanez L, Dube U, Davis AA, Fernandez MV, Budde J, Cooper B, Diez-Fairen M, Ortega-Cubero S, Pastor P, Perlmutter JS, Cruchaga C, Benitez BA
Front Neurosci. 2018; 12230. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00230.

PMID:
    29692703
    [PubMed]
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Agreement between clinician-rated versus patient-reported outcomes in Huntington disease.
Carlozzi NE, Boileau NR, Perlmutter JS, Chou KL, Stout JC, Paulsen JS, McCormack MK, Cella D, Nance MA, Lai JS, Dayalu P
J Neurol. 2018 Jun; 265(6)1443-1453. doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-8852-5.

PMID:
    29687215
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationships Among Apathy, Health-Related Quality of Life, and Function in Huntington's Disease.
Fritz NE, Boileau NR, Stout JC, Ready R, Perlmutter JS, Paulsen JS, Quaid K, Barton S, McCormack MK, Perlman SL, Carlozzi NE, Huntington Disease Quality of Life Site Investigators and Coordinators, University of Michigan, University of Iowa, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins University, University of California, Rutgers University, Piscataway, Washington University, Struthers Parkinson’s Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University of California, Northwestern University.
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2018 Summer; 30(3)194-201. doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.17080173.

PMID:
    29558861
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pharmacokinetics and Toxicology of the Neuroprotective e,e,e-Methanofullerene(60)-63-tris Malonic Acid [C<sub>3</sub>] in Mice and Primates.
Hardt JI, Perlmutter JS, Smith CJ, Quick KL, Wei L, Chakraborty SK, Dugan LL
Eur J Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2018 Oct; 43(5)543-554. doi: 10.1007/s13318-018-0464-z.

PMID:
    29520718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physical therapy and deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's Disease: protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial.
Duncan RP, Van Dillen LR, Garbutt JM, Earhart GM, Perlmutter JS
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018; 454. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0243-2.

PMID:
    29484198
    [PubMed]
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