Neurogenetics Clinic

The Neurogenetics clinic is founded on the belief that understanding the mechanism and causes of disease can lead to effective treatment. Our Neurogenetics Clinic is a one-day outpatient clinic that evaluates individuals and their family members who have a known or suspected inherited/familial neurological disorder.

Some of the disorders seen include: inherited neuropathies, myopathies, muscular dystrophies, and spastic paraplegias. Genetic testing is often offered for diagnostics and research purposes.

If you are a patient with a known or suspected, inherited neurological disorder, interested in participating in our diagnostic and observational study, please contact:

Alice B. Schindler, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor/Research Coordinator
NIH/NINDS/Neurogenetics Branch
10 Center Drive 2B-51B
Bethesda, MD 20892-1671
Email: schindlerab@mail.nih.gov
Fax: 301-480-0056

OR

Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office toll-free at: 
1-800-411-1222
TTY: 1-866-411-1010

Neurogenetics Clinic Care Providers at NIH:

Craig Blackstone, M.D., Ph.D.
Collaborator
Ami K. Mankodi, M.D.
Investigator
Christopher Grunseich, M.D.
Staff Clinician
Derek Narendra, M.D., Ph.D.
Lasker Clinical Research Scholar Investigator
Mary Kay Floeter, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Collaborator
Sonja W. Scholz, M.D., Ph.D.
Lasker Clinical Research Scholar
A. Reghan Foley, M.D., MD(Res)
Senior Research Physician
Alice B. Schindler, M.S., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor