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Dr. Black is a movement disorders neuropsychiatrist listed in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors®. He uses innovative brain imaging methods to study movement disorders including Tourette syndrome, the effects of dopamine on the brain, and how the precise location of deep brain stimulation (DBS) contributes to its clinical effects.

Current projects

Tourette syndrome

Recently completed:

Thank you …

… to all our research volunteers. We value the time and effort you give. Without you, progress would not be possible.

Blog

Panic disorder: just get treated already!

A friend wrote me recently to describe horrible discomfort from panic attacks, but also significant concerns about the medications his doctor had prescribed. Here’s my answer, in hopes that it may help others out there, too. Dear [friend], Thanks for being willing to reach out. Here are my thoughts. Yes, I know a lot about […]

Research mentorship

Selected trainees

Recognition

2009-2015 NIMH K24 award: “Training investigators in neuroimaging and neuropsychiatry of movement disorders”

1990-91 and 1991-92: Voted Outstanding Teaching Resident for psychiatry by Washington University medical students

Lab accomplishments

Parkinson disease

Tourette syndrome

Other

Links

Links for everyone

Links for the lab

In the news

Talk on neuropsychiatry of Parkinson disease, 2017