University of Otago

University of Otago

Contact Information

  40 Stewart Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

  Laura Paermentier +6433786662



Site Coordinator

Dr. Laura Paermentier

Site Investigators

Tim Anderson (BSc(Hons), MBChB, MD, FRACP

Tim Anderson, Neurologist, is the Cas Van Der Veer Chair in Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at the University of Otago, Christchurch. He trained in London with the late Prof C. David Marsden. He is Clinical Director of the New Zealand Brain Research Institute, a member of Directorate of of Brain Research New Zealand CoRE (Centre of Research Excellence), and a Council member of the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand. His clinical interests are in Movement Disorders, especially Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease, and eye movements in neurological disease. Research interests are in advanced MRI and other biomarkers of cognitive impairment and progression in Parkinson’s disease, and eye movements in health and neurodegenerative disorders – especially Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.