Jorge Juncos

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of psychotic aspects of Parkinson's disease
    J L Juncos
    Emory University School of Medicine Movement Disorders Program and the Wesley Woods Center of Aging, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:42-53. 1999
  2. pmc Olfactory dysfunction in fragile X tremor ataxia syndrome
    Jorge L Juncos
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1556-9. 2012
  3. pmc New clinical findings in the fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Jorge L Juncos
    Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30032, USA
    Neurogenetics 12:123-35. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine improves psychotic symptoms and cognition in Parkinson's disease
    Jorge L Juncos
    Neurology Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Mov Disord 19:29-35. 2004
  5. pmc Neuropsychological findings from older premutation carrier males and their noncarrier siblings from families with fragile X syndrome
    Emily Graves Allen
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuropsychology 25:404-11. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Behavioral therapy to treat urinary incontinence in Parkinson disease
    C P Vaughan
    Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA 30033, USA
    Neurology 76:1631-4. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive and neuropsychiatric effects of subthalamotomy for Parkinson's disease
    Scott Bickel
    Division of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Frazier Rehab Neuroscience Institute, 220 Abraham Flexner Way, Ste 1503, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:535-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Istradefylline as monotherapy for Parkinson disease: results of the 6002-US-051 trial
    H H Fernandez
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida Movement Disorders Center, PO Box 100236, 100 South Newell Dr, L3 100, Gainesville, FL 32610 0236, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:16-20. 2010
  9. pmc Pseudobulbar crying induced by stimulation in the region of the subthalamic nucleus
    M S Okun
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:921-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A pilot study examining the effects of neuromuscular therapy on patients with Parkinson's disease
    Anna Svircev
    Atlantas School of Massage and Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 105:26. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of psychotic aspects of Parkinson's disease
    J L Juncos
    Emory University School of Medicine Movement Disorders Program and the Wesley Woods Center of Aging, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 60:42-53. 1999
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  2. pmc Olfactory dysfunction in fragile X tremor ataxia syndrome
    Jorge L Juncos
    Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Mov Disord 27:1556-9. 2012
    ..We investigated olfactory defects in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS), a finding reported on in other neurodegenerative disorders with clinical features that overlap those of FXTAS...
  3. pmc New clinical findings in the fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome (FXTAS)
    Jorge L Juncos
    Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30032, USA
    Neurogenetics 12:123-35. 2011
    ..In both, global cognitive decline appears to track ataxia. Prospective longitudinal studies are needed to validate this proposed evolution of FXTAS and its relevance to future clinical trials design...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quetiapine improves psychotic symptoms and cognition in Parkinson's disease
    Jorge L Juncos
    Neurology Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Mov Disord 19:29-35. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Neuropsychological findings from older premutation carrier males and their noncarrier siblings from families with fragile X syndrome
    Emily Graves Allen
    Department of Human Genetics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuropsychology 25:404-11. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the neuropsychological profile among older males with the premutation who are at risk for FXTAS...
  6. doi request reprint Behavioral therapy to treat urinary incontinence in Parkinson disease
    C P Vaughan
    Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA 30033, USA
    Neurology 76:1631-4. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility and efficacy of exercise-based behavioral therapy to treat urinary incontinence (UI) in older adults with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive and neuropsychiatric effects of subthalamotomy for Parkinson's disease
    Scott Bickel
    Division of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Frazier Rehab Neuroscience Institute, 220 Abraham Flexner Way, Ste 1503, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:535-9. 2010
    ..The results of this proof-of-concept pilot study suggest the need for larger, long-term, randomized controlled studies to assess motor, neuropsychiatric, behavioral and radiologic correlations after subthalamotomies...
  8. doi request reprint Istradefylline as monotherapy for Parkinson disease: results of the 6002-US-051 trial
    H H Fernandez
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida Movement Disorders Center, PO Box 100236, 100 South Newell Dr, L3 100, Gainesville, FL 32610 0236, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:16-20. 2010
    ..6002-US-051 was a 12-week, double-blind study evaluating the safety and efficacy of istradefylline, a selective A(2A) adenosine receptor antagonist, as monotherapy in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  9. pmc Pseudobulbar crying induced by stimulation in the region of the subthalamic nucleus
    M S Okun
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:921-3. 2004
    ..Clinicians should be aware of this potential complication, the importance of differentiating it from stimulation induced depression, and its response to a serotonin reuptake inhibitor, such as sertraline...
  10. ncbi request reprint A pilot study examining the effects of neuromuscular therapy on patients with Parkinson's disease
    Anna Svircev
    Atlantas School of Massage and Department of Neurology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 105:26. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Complications of gamma knife surgery for Parkinson disease
    M S Okun
    Emory University, Wesley Wood Health Center Building, Third Floor Neurology, 1841 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1995-2002. 2001
    ..The reported incidence of significant complications varies considerably, and the long-term complication rate remains unknown...
  12. pmc Aggregation of actin and cofilin in identical twins with juvenile-onset dystonia
    Marla Gearing
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Neurol 52:465-76. 2002
    ..Thus, our findings may shed light on a novel neuropathological change associated with dystonia that may represent a new degenerative mechanism involving actin, a ubiquitous constituent of the cytoskeletal system...
  13. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of testosterone replacement for the nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson disease
    Michael S Okun
    Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1750-3. 2002
    ..To investigate whether a single daily dose of testosterone replacement gel has beneficial effects on testosterone deficiency symptoms, cognitive function, nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson disease (PD), and motor symptoms of PD...
  14. doi request reprint Gait initiation in older adults with postural instability
    Chris J Hass
    Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida, Box 118205, Gainesville, FL 32611 8205, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:743-53. 2008
    ..This study examined changes in the translation of the center of pressure during forward and lateral (90 degrees to the side) gait initiation in two populations of older adults with postural instability...
  15. ncbi request reprint Resistance training with creatine monohydrate improves upper-body strength in patients with Parkinson disease: a randomized trial
    Chris J Hass
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 21:107-15. 2007
    ..Persons with Parkinson disease (PD) exhibit decreased muscular fitness including decreased muscle mass, muscle strength, bioenergetic capabilities and increased fatigability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gait initiation and dynamic balance control in Parkinson's disease
    Chris J Hass
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:2172-6. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of coenzyme Q10 in early Parkinson disease: evidence of slowing of the functional decline
    Clifford W Shults
    Department of Neurosciences, Mail Code 0662, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0662, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1541-50. 2002
    ..Parkinson disease (PD) is a degenerative neurological disorder for which no treatment has been shown to slow the progression...
  18. ncbi request reprint Controlled pilot study of the effects of neuromuscular therapy in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Lauren H Craig
    Atlanta School of Massage, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mov Disord 21:2127-33. 2006
    ..The results of this pilot study warrant larger controlled studies to examine dose range, durability, and mechanisms of NMT in PD function...

Research Grants7

  1. Chinese Exercise Modalites in Parkinson's Disease
    Jorge Juncos; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A better understanding of exercise-induced neural plasticity and motor control would offer a significant, and heretofore unexploited rehabilitative potential in PD. ..
  2. Emory University PD Neuroprotection Clinical Trial Center
    Jorge Juncos; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In conclusion this proposal should evidence the fact that our center has demonstrated is capacity for serving as an excellent investigative and recruitment site for these NIH sponsored trials in neuroprotection in PD. ..