Neurology

Robert Rodnitzky, MD

Portrait

Specialty: Movement Disorders
Director, Division of Movement Disorders, Neurology
Director, Outpatient Clinic Program, Neurology
Emeritus Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office: S216 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-3424

Email: robert-rodnitzky@uiowa.edu

Education

BS, University of Chicago
MD, University of Chicago School of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Sabbatical Leave, Department of Neurology, Movement and Motor Physiology, Stanford University

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License (Permanent) State of Iowa
Medical License (Permanent) State of Virginia
Medical License (Permanent) State of Illinois
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (adult neurology)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Research Summary

New Therapies of Parkinson's Disease, Non-Motor Manifestations of Parkinson's Disease, Investigational drugs in the treatment of Parkinson's disease

All Publications

Rodnitzky R.  Evaluating Ataxia: The Eyes Have It- Or do they? .  Demos Medical.  2013. 

Rodnitzky R.  Forward.  2012. 

Rodnitzky R.  Movement Disorders Emergencies.  Springer.  2012. 

Rodnitzky R.  Upcoming treatments in Parkinson’s disease, including gene therapy.  Parkinsonism and Related Disorders;  2012. 

Rodnitzky R.  Upcoming treatments in Parkinson's disease, including gene therapy..  Parkinsonism & related disorders.  2012 January. 18 Suppl 1:S37-40.
[PubMed]

Strader S, Rodnitzky R, Gonzalez-Alegre P.  Secondary dystonia in a botulinum toxin clinic: clinical characteristics, neuroanatomical substrate and comparison with idiopathic dystonia..  Parkinsonism & related disorders.  2011 December. 17(10):749-52.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R, Uc E.  Approach to the Parkinsonian Patient 3rd edition.  Lippincott.  2011. 

Strader  S, Rodnitzky R, Gonzalez-Allegre  P.  Clinical and neuroanatomical characteristics of secondary dystonia.  Neurology.  2011. 

Strader  S, Rodnitzky R, Gonzalez-Alegre  P.  Secondary dystonia in a botulinum toxin clinic: clinical characteristics, neuroanatomical substrate, and comparison with idiopathic dystonia.  Parkinsonism and Related Disorrders.  2011. 17:749-752.

Rodnitzky R.  The Cerebellum and Essential Tremor: Did Dr Purkinje leave any fingerprints?.  Parkinsonism and Related Disorders .  2011. 17:16-21.

Thomsen T, Rodnitzky R.  Juvenile parkinsonism: epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment..  CNS drugs.  2010 June. 24(6):467-77.
[PubMed]

Rizzo M, Uc E, Dawson J, Anderson S, Rodnitzky R.  Driving difficulties in Parkinson's disease..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  2010. 25 Suppl 1:S136-40.
[PubMed]

Rizzo  M, Uc  E, Dawson  J, Anderson  S, Rodnitzky R.  Driving difficulties in Parkinson’s Disease.  Movement Disorders .  2010. 25(Suppl 1):S136-140.

Thomsen  T, Rodnitzky R.  Juvenile Parkinsonism .  Academic Press.  2010. 

Thomsen  T, Rodnitzky R.  Juvenile Parkinsonism: epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment.  CNS Drugs .  2010. 24:467-477.

Uc E, Rizzo M, Dastrup E, Sparks J, Anderson S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Impaired Curve Negotiation in Drivers with Parkinson's Disease..  Turk noroloji dergisi = Turkish journal of neurology.  2009 January. 15(1):18-Oct.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  Approach to the Parkinsonian Patient.  Lippincott, Philadelphia.  2008. 

Uc E, Doerschug  K, Mehta  S, Rizzo  M, Darling  W, Anderson  S, Rodnitzky R, Kline  J, Kramer  A, Grabowski  T.  Cardiovascular fitness and cognition in mild-moderate Parkinson’s disease.  Neurology.  2008. 70(suppl 1):A290.

Weldon  K, Denburg  N, Wright  J, Howard  M, Rodnitzky R, Tranel  D, Uc  E.  Comparison of Neuropsychological profiles of normal pressure hydrocephalus and Parkinson’s disease and dementia.  Neurology .  2008. 11(suppl1).

Rodnitzky R.  Episodic Ataxia.  Informa .  2008. 

Harlow  T, Rodnitzky R, Gonzalez-Allegre P.  From essential tremor to Klinefelter through fragile X,, an unexpected journey.  Movement Disorders .  2008. 15:1328-1329.

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Dastrup E, Anderson  S, Sparks  J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Impaired curve recognition in drivers with Parkinson’s disease.  Movement Disorders.  2008. 23(suppl 1):S91.

Cooper G, Rodnitzky R.  Medical Neuroscience, 3rd Edition (Contributors to 13 chapters ).  Humana Press;  2008.

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Impaired navigation in drivers with Parkinson's disease..  Brain : a journal of neurology.  2007 September. 130(Pt 9):2433-40.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Anderson  S, Sparks  J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Impaired navigation in drivers with Parkinson’s disease.  Brain .  2007. 130:2433-2440.

Uc  E, Rizzo  M, Sparks  D, Anderson  S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  D.  Increased Crash risk in drivers with Parkinson’s disease under low visual contrast lighting conditions.  Neurology.  2007. 68(suppl 1):A208.

Rodnitzky R.  Sleep in Parkinson’s Disease .  Informa.  2007. 

Hanna A, Policeni  B, Gurol  E, Rodnitzky R.  Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system.  Annals of Neurology.  2007. 

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Driving with distraction in Parkinson disease..  Neurology.  2006 November. 67(10):1774-80.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Impaired visual search in drivers with Parkinson's disease..  Annals of neurology.  2006 October. 60(4):407-13.
[PubMed]

Gonzalez-Alegre P, Kelkar P, Rodnitzky R.  Isolated high-frequency jaw tremor relieved by botulinum toxin injections..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  2006 July. 21(7):1049-50.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Struck L, Rodnitzky R, Zimmerman B, Dobson J, Evans W.  Predictors of weight loss in Parkinson's disease..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  2006 July. 21(7):930-6.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Anderson  S, Sparks J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Driving with distraction in Parkinson’s disease.  Neurology.  2006. 67:1774-1780.

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Sparks  A, Steven  A, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Effect of concomitant motor task on driving in Parkinson’s disease.  Movement Disorders .  2006. 21(suppl 15):S580.

Rodnitzky R.  H. pylori and levodopa absorption: A study in germ morefare.  Neurology.  2006. 66:1791.

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Anderson  S, Sparks  J, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Impaired visual search in drivers with Parkinson’s disease.  Annals of Neurology .  2006. 60:407-413.

Gonzalez-Alegre  P, Kelkar P, Rodnitzky R.  Isolated high-frequency jaw tremor relieved by botulinum toxin injections.  Movement Disorders .  2006. 21:1049-1050.

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  Movement Disorders.  Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.  2006. 

Uc E, Struck  L, Rodnitzky R, Zimmerman B, Dobson  J, Evans  W.  Predictors of weight loss in Parkinson’s disease.  Movement Disorders.  2006. 21:930-936.

Uc  E, Rizzo  M, Paulsen  J, Rodnitzky R, Paulson H, Dawson J.  Visual dysfunction in independently living patients with Huntington’s disease.  Neurology.  2006. 66(suppl 2):A366.

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Anderson  S, Qian  S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease without dementia..  Vis Neurology.  2006. 65:1907-1913.

Uc E, Rizzo M, Anderson S, Qian S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson J.  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson disease without dementia..  Neurology.  2005 December. 65(12):1907-13.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R.  Cognitive disorders in Parkinson’s disease.  UpToDate;  2005. 

Truong D, Duane  D, Jankovic J, Singer  C, Seeberger L, Comella  C, Lew  M, Rodnitzky R, Danisi  F, Sutton J, Charles  P, Hauser R, Sheean  G.  Efficacy and safety of botulinum type A toxin (Dysport) in cervical dystonia: results of the first US randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study.  Movement Disorders .  2005. 20:783-91.

Uc E, Rizzo  M, Qian  S, Anderson  S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Relationship of visual and cognitive Dysfunction to motor impairment in Parkinson’s disease.  Neurology .  2005. 

Rodnitzky R.  RL Drug-induced movement disorders in children and adolescents.  Expert Opinion on Drug Safety.  2005. 4:91-102.

Rodnitzky R.  Visual Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease.  Humana Press Totowa.  2005. 

Rodnitzky R.  Visual Function in Parkinson’s Disease.  Boca Raton.  2005. 

Rodnitzky R.  Drug-induced movement disorders in children and adolescents..  Expert opinion on drug safety.  2005 January. 4(1):91-102.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R, Risk  W.  Anticholinergic Therapy.  Marcel Dekker.  2004. 

Elahi  A, Painter  M, Rodnitzky R, Uc E.  Depression as a manifestation of the biochemical defect in dopa-responsive dystonia.  Neurology .  2004. 62(suppl 5):A513-514.

Rodnitzky R.  Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.  BC Decker Inc. Hamilton.  2004. 

Holloway R, Shoulson I, Fahn  S, Kieburtz K, Lang A, Marek  K, McDermott M, Seibyl  J, Weiner  W, Rodnitzky R.  Pramipexole vs. Levodopa as initial treatment of Parkinson’s disease: a 4 year randomized controlled trial.  Archives of Neurology.  2004. 1:1044-1053.

Rodnitzky R.  Progress in the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia.  Neurology .  2004. 62:349.

Uc  E, Rizzo  M, Qian  S, Anderson  S, Rodnitzky R, Dawson  J.  Route-following and safety errors in drivers with Parkinson’s disease.  Neurology.  2004. 62(suppl 5):A523.

Kraakevik J, Rodnitzky R, Uc  E, Dobson  J.  The role of visual contrast sensitivity in the phenomenon of freezing in Parkinson’s disease.  Neurology.  2004. 62(suppl 5):A334-335.

Gonzalez-Alegre P, Ammache Z, Davis P, Rodnitzky R.  Moyamoya-induced paroxysmal dyskinesia..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  2003 September. 18(9):1051-6.
[PubMed]

Pary L, Rodnitzky R.  Traumatic internal carotid artery dissection associated with taekwondo..  Neurology.  2003 April. 60(8):1392-3.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  Childhood dystonia..  Seminars in pediatric neurology.  2003 March. 10(1):52-61.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R.  Drug-induced movement disorders in children..  Seminars in pediatric neurology.  2003 March. 10(1):80-7.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  Juvenile parkinsonism..  Seminars in pediatric neurology.  2003 March. 10(1):62-7.
[PubMed]

Uddin M, Rodnitzky R.  Tremor in children..  Seminars in pediatric neurology.  2003 March. 10(1):26-34.
[PubMed]

Uc E, Lambert  C, Harik  S, Rodnitzky R, Evans  W.  Albuterol improves and increases skeletal muscle mass in patients with fluctuating Parkinson’s disease.  Clinical Neuropharmacology.  2003. 26:207-212.

Pary L, Rodnitzky R.  Carotid dissection occurring during taekwando.  Neurology.  2003. 60:1392-1393.

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  Childhood dystonia.  Seminars in Pediatric Neurology.  2003. 10:52-61.

Rodnitzky R.  Drug-induced movement disorders in childhood.  Seminars in Pediatric Neurology.  2003. 10:80-87.

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  Juvenile parkinsonism.  Seminars in Pediatric Neurology .  2003. 10:62-67.

Rodnitzky R, Cooper  G.  Medical Neuroscience, 2nd Edition (Contributors to 12 chapters).  Humana Press;  2003.

Rodnitzky R, Uc E.  Movement Disorders.  Lippincott Williams and Wilkens .  2003. 

Gonzalez-Allegre P, Ammache Z, Davis  P, Rodnitzky R.  Paroxysmal dyskinesias in Moya-moya syndrome.  Movement Disorders.  2003. 18:1051-1056.

Uc  E, Dawson  J, Rodnitzky R, Smothers  J, Rizzo  M.  Reduction in the useful field of view in Parkinson’s disease.  Annals of Neurology.  2003. 

Dyken M, Rodnitzky R.  Sleep Disorders in Hyperkinetic Syndromes.  Butterworth Heineman.  2003. 

Uc E, Skinner  R, Rodnitzky R, Garcia-Rill E.  The midlatency auditory evoked poential P50 in Huntington’s disease.  Journal of the Neurological Sciences.  2003. 212:1-5.

Uddin  M, Rodnitzky R.  Tremor in children.  Seminars in Pediatric Neurology.  2003. 10:26-34.

Van Daele D, Finnegan E, Rodnitzky R, Zhen W, McCulloch T, Hoffman H.  Head and neck muscle spasm after radiotherapy: management with botulinum toxin A injection..  Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery.  2002 August. 128(8):956-9.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R,  P.  Dopamine transporter brain imaging to assess the effects of pramipexole vs levodopa on Parkinson disease progression.  JAMA .  2002. 387:1653-1661.

Rodnitzky R.  Drug-induced movement disorders.  Clinical Neuropharmacology.  2002. 25:142-152.

Van Dael D, Finnegan  E, Rodnitzky R, Zhen  W, McCulloch T, Hoffman  H.  Head and neck muscle spasms after radiotherapy: management with botulinum toxin.  Archives of Otolaryngology.  2002. 128:956-959.

Chrischilles E, Rubinstein L, Wallace R, Rodnitzky R.  Linking clinical variables to health-related quality of life in Parkinson’s disease.  Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.  2002. 3:199-209.

Uc E, Rodnitzky R, Evans  W.  Loss of muscle mass and strength correlates with severity of Parkinson’s disease.  Movement Disorders.  2002. 17(suppl 5):S129.

Wzolek Z, Gwinn-Hardy K, Wzolek  E, Muenter M, Pfeiffer R, Rodnitzky R, Uitti R, McComb R, Gasser T, Dickson  D.  Neuropathology of two members of a German-American kindred (Family C) with late onset Parkinsonism.  Acta Neuropathologica.  2002. 103:344-350.

Chrischilles E, Rubenstein L, Voelker M, Wallace R, Rodnitzky R.  Linking clinical variables to health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease..  Parkinsonism & related disorders.  2002 January. 8(3):199-209.
[PubMed]

Shoulson  I, Penney  J, McDermott  M, Schwid  S, Kayson  E, Chase  T, Fahn  S, Greenamyre  T, Lang  A, Rodnitzky R.  A randomized, controlled trial of ramcemide for motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease.  Neurology.  2001. 56:455-462.

Recober  A, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Association between childhood passive exposure to tobacco smoke and Parkinson’s disease.  Parlinsonism and Related Disorders.  2001. 7(suppl):S109.

Uc E, DeLeo  A, Rodnitzky R.  Clinical Trials in Parkinson’s Disease.  Butterworth-Heinemann.  2001. 

Rodnitzky R.  Drug-induced Movement Disorders.  American Academy of Neurology.  2001. 

Rodnitzky R.  Sleep disorders in Parkinson’s disease.  Medlink Neurology;  2001. 

Cooper G, Rodnitzky R.  The many forms of tremor. Precise classification guides selection of therapy..  Postgraduate medicine.  2000 July. 108(1):57-8, 61-4, 70.
[PubMed]

Cooper  G, Rodnitzky R.  The many forms of tremor.  Postgraduate Medicine .  2000. 108(1):57-70.

Rodnitzky R.  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease.  Clinical Neuroscience.  2000. 98(5):102-106.

Rodnitzky R.  Can calcium antagonists provide a neuroprotective effect in Parkinson's disease?.  Drugs.  1999 June. 57(6):845-9.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R.  Can calcium antagonists provide a neuroprotective effect in Parkinson’s disease? .  Drugs .  1999. 57:845-849.

Rodnitzky R.  Diagnosis of Parkinson's Syndrome in the Elderly.  Cambridge University Press.  1999. 

Rodnitzky R.  Parkinson’s Disease and Extrapyramidal Disorders.  Marcel Dekker.  1999. 

Brashear  A, Lew M, Dykstra D, Comella  C, Factor  S, Rodnitzky R, Trosch R, Singer  C, Brin  M, Murray  J, Wallace JD,  , Willmer-Hulme  A, Koller M.  Safety and efficacy of Neurobloc (botulinum toxin type B) in type A responsive cervical dystonia.  Neurology.  1999. 53:1439-46.

Brashear  A, Lew  M, Dykstra  D, Comella  C, Factor  S, Rodnitzky R.  Safety and efficacy of neurobloc™ (Botulinum Toxin Type-B) in Type-A responsive cervical dystonia patients.  Neurology.  1999. 52(suppl 2):292-293.

Rodnitzky R.  The Parkinsonisms: Identifying what is not Parkinson’s Disease.  The Neurologist .  1999. 5:300-312.

Aul E, Davis B, Rodnitzky R.  The importance of formal serum iron studies in the assessment of restless legs syndrome..  Neurology.  1998 September. 51(3):912.
[PubMed]

Chrischilles E, Rubenstein L, Voelker M, Wallace R, Rodnitzky R.  The health burdens of Parkinson's disease..  Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society.  1998 May. 13(3):406-13.
[PubMed]

Rubenstein L, Voelker M, Chrischilles E, Glenn D, Wallace R, Rodnitzky R.  The usefulness of the Functional Status Questionnaire and Medical Outcomes Study Short Form in Parkinson's disease research..  Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation.  1998 May. 7(4):279-90.
[PubMed]

Chrischilles  E, Rubinstein L, Voelker M, Wallace  R, Rodnitzky R.  The health burdens of Parkinson's disease.  Movement Disorders.  1998. 13:406-413.

Aul  E, Davis  B, Rodnitzky R.  The importance of formal iron studies in the assessment of restless legs syndrome.  Neurology.  1998. 51:912.

Ajax  T, Ross  M, Rodnitzky R.  The role of electromyography in guiding botulinum toxin (BTX) injections for focal dystonia and spasticity.  Journal of Neurorehabilitation .  1998. 12:14.

Rubenstein L, Voelker  M, Chrischilles E, Glenn  D, Wallace  R, Rodnitzky R.  The usefulness of the functional status questionnaire (FSQ) and the medical outcomes study short form (SF-36) in Parkinson’s Disease research.  Quality of Life Research.  1998. 1:279-290.

Rodnitzky R.  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson's disease..  Clinical neuroscience (New York, N.Y.).  1998. 5(2):102-6.
[PubMed]

Hitchon P, Follet K, Schneider P, Rodnitzky R, Ajax T, Dobson J, Torner J.  Surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease..  Iowa medicine : journal of the Iowa Medical Society.  1997 October. 87(8):323-5.
[PubMed]

Ajax T, Rodnitzky R, Dobson J.  Current therapy of Parkinson's disease..  Iowa medicine : journal of the Iowa Medical Society.  1997 February. 87(2):71-3.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R, Ajax  T, Dobson  J.  A survey of calcium channel blocker use in Parkinson's disease patients: Implications for a possible neuro-protective effect.  Movement Disorders.  1997. 12(suppl):38.

Rodnitzky R, Uc E.  Approach to the Hypokinetic Patient.  Little Brown.  1997. 

Lew  M, Adornato  B, Duane  D, Dykstra D, Factor  S, Massey  , Brin M, Jankovic  J, Rodnitzky R, Singer  C, Swenson M, Tarsy  D, Murray  J, Koller  M, Wallace J.  Botulinum Toxin Type B (BotB): A double-blind, placebo-controlled, safety and efficacy study in cervical dystonia.  Neurology.  1997. 49:701-707.

Ajax T, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Current therapy of Parkinson's disease, Part 1.  Iowa Medicine.  1997. 87:27-29.

Ajax  T, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Current therapy of Parkinson's disease, Part II.  Iowa Medicine.  1997. 87:71-73.

Rodnitzky R.  Essentials of Clinical Neurology.  Neurology.  1997. 48:299.

Hitchon  P, Follet  K, Schneider P, Rodnitzky R, Ajax T, Dobson  J, Turner J.  Surgical treatment of Parkinson’s disease.  Iowa Medicine.  1997. 87:323-325.

Chrischilles  E, Rubenstein  L, Voelker  M, Wallace  R, Rodnitzky R.  The burdens of Parkinson's disease.  Movement Disorders .  1997. 12(suppl):22.

Aul  E, Davis  B, Rodnitzky R.  The importance of formal serum iron studies in the assessment of restless legs syndrome.  Neurology.  1997. 48:A255.

Chrischilles E, Voelker  M, Rubinstein  L, Wallace  R, Rodnitzky R.  The relationship of clinical variables to health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease.  Neurology.  1997. 48:A237.

Ajax T, Rodnitzky R, Dobson J.  Current therapy of Parkinson's disease..  Iowa medicine : journal of the Iowa Medical Society.  1997 January. 87(1):27-9.
[PubMed]

Rodnitzky R.  Evaluation and Prevention of Local and Remote Neuromuscular Complications of Botulinum Toxin Injections.  Elsevier.  1996. 

Rodnitzky R, Keyser  D, Dobson  J.  Factors contributing to Subclinical tongue weakness after botulinum toxin injection of cervical muscles for torticollis.  Movement Disorders.  1996. 11(suppl 1):218.

Wijker M, Wszolek Z, Wolters E, Rooimans M, Pals  G, Pfeiffer  R, Lynch  T, Rodnitzky R, Wilhelmsen  K, Arwert F.  Localization of the gene for rapidly progressive autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration to chromosome 17 q 21Localization of the gene for rapidly progressive autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration to chromosome 17 q 21.  Human Molecular Genetics.  1996. 5:151-154.

Rodnitzky R.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine.  Muscle and Nerve.  1996. 19:801.

Hutton  J, Koller  W, Ahlskog J, Pahwa  R, Hurtig H, Stern  M, Hiner  B, Lieberman  A, Pfeiffer R, Rodnitzky R, Waters  C, Muenter  M, Morris  J.  Multicenter, placebo-controlled trial of cabergoline taken once daily in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.  Neurology.  1996. 46:1062-1065.

Rodnitzky R.  Parkinson's disease.  WB Saunders.  1996. 

Uc E, Rodnitzky R.  An analysis of potential mechanisms contributing to weight loss in Parkinson's disease..  Neurology.  1995. 45(suppl 4):338.

Rodnitzky R.  Evaluation and Prevention of Local and Remote Neuromuscular Complications of Botulinum Toxin Injections.  Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology.  1995. 97:S1-S272.

Rodnitzky R.  Handbook of Therapy in Parkinson's Disease.  Neurology.  1995. 45:1794.

Rodnitzky R.  Medical Neuroscience (Contributor to 11 chapters).  J.P. Lippincott Company;  1995.

Hutton  J, Hurtig  H, Hiner  B, Koller  W, Lieberman  A, Ahlskog  J, Pfeiffer  R, Rodnitzky R, Waters  C, Muenter  M.  Multicenter, Placebo-Controlled Study of Cabergoline Taken Once Daily in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease.  Neurology.  1995. 45(suppl 4):203.

Solomon N, Lorell D, Robin D, Rodnitzky R, Luschei  E.  Tongue strength and endurance in mild to moderate Parkinson's disease.  Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology.  1995. 3:15-26.

Davis B, Aul E, Granner M, Rodnitzky R.  Ranitidine-induced cranial dystonia..  Clinical neuropharmacology.  1994 October. 17(5):489-91.
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Anouti  A, Rodnitzky R.  A comparison of olfactory dysfunction and visual contrast sensitivity loss in Parkinson's disease patients.  Neurology.  1994. 44(suppl 2):A245.

Rodnitzky R.  Neurodegenerative Diseases.  Muscle and Nerve.  1994. 17:825.

Rodnitzky R.  Neurological Complications of Substance Abuse.  Muscle and Nerve.  1994. 17:111.

Davis  B, Aul  E, Granner  M, Rodnitzky R.  Ranitidine-induced facial dystonia.  Clinical Neuropharmacology..  1994. 17:489-491.

Rodnitzky R, Olson  J.  The effect of early life passive exposure to cigarette smoke on the development of Parkinson's disease.  New Trends in Clinical Neuropharmacology.  1994. 8:172.

Solomon  N, Robin  D, Lorell  D, Rodnitzky R, Luschei E.  Tongue function testing in Parkinson's disease: Indications of fatigue.  Paul H. Brookes Publishing.  1994. 

Rodnitzky R,  P.  Effects of tocopherol and deprenyl on the progression of disability in early Parkinson's disease.  New England Journal of Medicine.  1993. 328:176-183.

Rodnitzky R.  Hallervorden-Spatz Disease.  Marcel Decker.  1993. 

Yamada T, McGeer E, Schelper  R, Wszolek Z, McGeer  P, Pfeiffer RF R, Rodnitzky R.  Histopathological and biochemical pathology in a family with autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia.  Neurol. Psych. Brain Res..  1993. 2:26-35.

Beattie J, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Quantitative assessment of lacrimation as a measure of autonomic dysfunction in Parkinson's disease.  Neurology.  1993. 43:A238.

Traynelis V, Ryken T, Rodnitzky R, Menezes A.  Botulinum toxin enhancement of postoperative immobilization in patients with cervical dystonia. Technical note..  Journal of neurosurgery.  1992 November. 77(5):808-9.
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Dyken M, Rodnitzky R.  Periodic, aperiodic, and rhythmic motor disorders of sleep..  Neurology.  1992 July. 42(7 Suppl 6):68-74.
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Rodnitzky R, Keyser D.  Neurologic complications of drugs. Tardive dyskinesias, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and cocaine-related syndromes..  The Psychiatric clinics of North America.  1992 June. 15(2):491-510.
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Traynelus  V, Menezes A, Rodnitzky R.  Botulinum toxin enhancement of postoperative immobilization in inpatients with cervical dystonia.  Journal of Neurosurgery.  1992. 77:808-809.

Rodnitzky R.  Huntington's Disease.  Muscle and Nerve.  1992. 15:747.

Cordes M, Wszolek  Z, Calne D, Rodnitzky R, Pfeiffer R.  Magnetic resonance imaging studies in rapidly progressive autosomal-dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration.  Neurodegeneration.  1992. 1:217-224.

Wszolek Z, Cordes  M, Rodnitzky R, Pfeiffer R, Calne D.  MRI examinations in autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration.  Movement Disorders .  1992. 7(suppl 1):151.

Cordes  M, Wszolek  Z, Rodnitzky R, Pfeiffer  R, Calne  D.  MRI examinations in autosomal-dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration.  Neurology .  1992. 42(suppl 3):154.

Rodnitzky R, Keyser D.  Neurologic complications of drugs: Tardive dyskinesias, neuroleptic malignant syndrome.  Psychiatry Clinics of North America.  1992. 15:491-510.

Dyken  M, Rodnitzky R.  Periodic, aperiodic and rhythmic motor disorders of sleep.  Neurology.  1992. 42(suppl 6):68-74.

Rodnitzky R, Keyser  D, Robin  D, Luschei  E, Dobson  J, Jordan  L.  Quantitative assessment of tongue strength after botulinum toxin treatment of torticollis.  Neurology.  1992. 42(suppl 3).

Wszolek Z, Pfeiffer R, Schelper R, Snow  B, Bhatt  M, Rodnitzky R, Wolters E, Arwert  F, Calne D.  Rapidly progressive autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration.  Annals of Neurology.  1992. 32:312-320.

Gordon D, Biller J, Moore  S, Rodnitzky R.  Thalamic ependymoma presenting as recurrent subarachnoid hemorrhage.  Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.  1992. 2:106-109.

Rodnitzky R.  The use of Sinemet CR in the management of mild to moderate Parkinson's disease.  Neurology .  1992. 42(suppl 1):44-50.

Rodnitzky R.  The use of Sinemet CR in the management of mild to moderate Parkinson's disease..  Neurology.  1992 January. 42(1 Suppl 1):44-50; discussion 57-60.
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Keyser D, Rodnitzky R.  Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in Parkinson's disease after withdrawal or alteration of dopaminergic therapy..  Archives of internal medicine.  1991 April. 151(4):794-6.
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Yamada T, Rodnitzky R, Kameyama S, Matsuoka  H, Kimura  J.  Alteration of SEP topography in Huntington's patients and their family members at risk.  Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology.  1991. 80:251-261.

Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Circadian variability of olfactory function in Parkinson's disease.  Proceedings, 10th International Symposium on Parkinson's Disease.  1991. 

Rodnitzky R.  Localization in Clinical Neurology.  Muscle and Nerve .  1991. 14:679.

Rodnitzky R, Keyser  D.  Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in Parkinson's disease after withdrawal or alteration of dopaminergic therapy.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  1991. 151:794-796.

Rodnitzky R.  Neurology in Clinical Practice.  Muscle and Nerve.  1991. 14:481.

Bhatt M, Wszolek Z, Wolters E, Pfeiffer R, Snow  B, Rodnitzky R, Calne D.  Parkinsonism and dementia due to pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration: A Positron Emission Tomography Study.  Proceedings, 10th International Symposium on Parkinson's Disease.  1991. 

Wszolek Z, Pfeiffer R, Rodnitzky R, Calne  D, Schelper R.  Rapidly progressive autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia with pallido-ponto-nigral degeneration.  Proceedings, 10 International Symposium on Parkinson's Disease.  1991. 

Struck  L, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Stroke and its modification in Parkinson's disease.  Stroke.  1991. 21:1395-1399.

Rodnitzky R, Keyser  D, Struck  L, Dobson  J.  Subtle temperature changes after overnight withdrawal of levodopa.  Neurology.  1991. 41(suppl 1):290.

McManis  P, Wszolek  Z, Herkes G, Pfeiffer  R, Calne  D, Rodnitzky R.  Tremor studies in patients with rapidly progressive autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia.  Muscle and Nerve .  1991. 14:874.

Struck L, Rodnitzky R, Dobson J.  Stroke and its modification in Parkinson's disease..  Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation.  1990 October. 21(10):1395-9.
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Struck L, Rodnitzky R, Dobson J.  Circadian fluctuations of contrast sensitivity in Parkinson's disease..  Neurology.  1990 March. 40(3 Pt 1):467-70.
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Struck  L, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Circadian fluctuations of contrast sensitivitiy in Parkinson's disease.  Neurology .  1990. 40:467-470.

Rodnitzky R.  Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders.  Muscle and Nerve.  1990. 13:173.

Rodnitzky R.  Quantification of Neurologic Deficit.  Muscle and Nerve.  1990. 13:173.

Wszolek Z, Pfeiffer  R, Rodnitzky R, Schelper  R, Calne D, Wolters  E.  Rapidly progressive autosomal dominant parkinsonism and dementia.  Annals of Neurology.  1990. 28:235.

Rodnitzky R, Dickins Q, Dobson J.  Long-term clinical efficacy of Sinemet CR in patients with Parkinson's disease..  Neurology.  1989 November. 39(11 Suppl 2):92-5; discussion 95.
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Rodnitzky R.  A New Dimension in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease.  Movement Disorders .  1989. 4:282.

Struck  L, Rodnitzky R, Dobson  J.  Diurnal fluctuations of visual contrast sensitivity in Parkinson's disease.  Neurology .  1989. 39(suppl. 1):126.

Rodnitzky R, Dickins  Q, Dobson  J.  Longterm clinical efficacy of Sinemet CR in patients with Parkinson's disease.  Neurology.  1989. 39(suppl 2):92-95.

Rodnitzky R.  Myasthenia Gravis.  Muscle and Nerve.  1989. 12:427.

Rodnitzky R.  Parkinson's Study Group: DATATOP: A multi-center controlled clinical trial in early Parkinson's disease.  Archives of Neurology .  1989. 46:1052-1060.

Gotchall JI J, Schelper R, Rodnitzky R.  The painful buttock.  Iowa Medicine.  1989. 79:283-289.

Fredericks R, Walker  F, Rodnitzky R.  The varied clinical and radiographic spectrum of malignant angioendotheliomatosis.  Annals of Neurology .  1989. 26:179.

Rodnitzky R.  Longterm effect of controlled release carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet CR) in treating fluctuations of Parkinson's disease.  Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Parkinson's Diseae, Jerusalem .  1988. 

Rodnitzky R.  Van Allen's Pictorial Manual of Neurological Tests.  Year Book Medical Publishers;  1988.

Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R, Kameyama  S, Dickins  Q, Kimura  J.  Alteration of SEP power spectra in Huntington's patients and asymptomatic members of Huntington's family.  Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology .  1987. 3:231-232.

Rodnitzky R, Parkinson Study Group .  Correlates of clinical decline in early Parkinson’s disease.  Neurology .  1987. 37:278.

Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R, Matsuoka H, Kameyama  S, Wang  J, Dickins  Q.  Topographic maps of median SEP in Huntington's disease.  Neurology.  1987. 37:218.

Yamada  T, Ishida  T, Kudo  Y, Rodnitzky R, Kimura  J.  Clinical Correlates of Abnormal P14 in Median SEPs.  Neurology.  1986. 36:765-771.

Greenlee  J, Brashear  H, Rodnitzky R, Corbett J, Digre  K.  Fall in antineuronal antibody titers and improvement of neurologic deficit following tumor removal in paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration.  Neurology.  1986. 36(suppl):334.

Rodnitzky R, Benton  A.  Maurice W. Van Allen: In Memoriam.  Neurology.  1986. 36:1347-1348.

Angel  R, Weinrich M, Rodnitzky R.  Recovery of somatosensory evoked potential amplitude after movement.  Annals of Neurology .  1986. 19:344-348.

Kimura  J, Machida  M, Ishida  T, Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R, Kudo Y, Suzuki  S.  Relationship between the size of compound sensory and muscle action potentials and length of nerve segment.  Neurology.  1986. 36:647-652.

Kimura  J, Machida  M, Ishida  T, Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R.  A relationship between the size of compound sensory and muscle action potentials and the length of the nerve segment under study.  Neurology.  1985. 35(suppl):127.

Rodnitzky R, Yamada  T, Ishida  T, Walker  F.  Characteristics of somatosensory evoked potential suppression in Huntington's disease.  Neurology .  1985. 35(suppl):68.

Yamada  T, Ishida T, Rodnitzky R, Kimura  J.  Clinical correlates of abnormal P14 in median SEPs.  Neurology .  1985. 35(suppl):68.

Quick  W, Angel  R, Boylls C, Rodnitzky R, Rauch  R.  Decrement of somatosensory evoked potentials during repetitive stimulation.  Electroencephalography and Clinical Electrophysiology.  1985. 60:335-342.

Walker  F, Young  A, Rodnitzky R.  Diltiazem, therapy in Huntington's disease (HD).  Neurology .  1985. 35(suppl):177.

Bosch  E, Rodnitzky R.  Peripheral Neuropathies.  W.B. Saunders.  1985. 

Angel  R, Weinrich M, Rodnitzky R.  Recovery of somatosensory evoked potential amplitude after movement.  Annals of Neurology.  1985. 

Yamada  T, Machida M, Oishi  M, Kimura  J, Rodnitzky R.  Stationary negative potentials near the source versus positive far-field potentials at a distance.  Electroencephalography and Clinical Electrophysiology.  1985. 60:509-524.

Rodnitzky R, Bosch  E.  Chronic long interval plasma exchange in myasthenia gravis.  Archives of Neurology .  1984. 41:715-717.

Boylls  C, Angel  R, Rodnitzky R, Weinrich  M.  Assessment of neural strategies for the processing of somatosensory cues during voluntary movement.  Proc. 6th Ann. Conf. on Rehab. Engineering.  1983. 

Rodnitzky R, Angel  R, Weinrich M, Boylls  C.  Gating of somatosensory evoked potentials before voluntary movement.  Annals of Neurology .  1983. 14:140.

Rodnitzky R, Goeken  J.  Complications of plasma exchange in neurological patients.  Archives of Neurology .  1982. 39:350-354.

Rodnitzky R.  Metastatic Tumors of the Central Nervous System.  Archives of Neurology.  1982. 39:600.

Rodnitzky R.  Diagnostic Reference Index of Clinical Neurology.  Archives of Neurology.  1981. 38:536.

Van Allen  M, Rodnitzky R.  Pictorial Manual of Neurological Tests, A Guide to the Performance and Interpretation of the Neurologic Examination 2nd edition.  Year Book Medical Publishers;  1981.

Rodnitzky R, Bosch  E.  Plasmapheresis as a guide for azathioprine therapy in prednisone resistant myasthenia gravis.  Muscle and Nerve .  1981. 4:529-530.

Rodnitzky R.  The Science and Practice of Clinical Medicine.  Archives of Neurology .  1981. 38:536.

Kimura  J, Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R, Nitz D.  Distal slowing of the median nerve in diabetic polyneuropathy and carpal tunnel syndrome.  Neurology.  1979. 29:580.

Rodnitzky R.  Plasmapheresis and the Immunobiology of Myasthenia Gravis.  Archives of Neurology.  1979. 36:600.

Kimura  J, Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R.  Conduction velocity of motor fibers during the refractory period in man.  Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  1978. 41:784-790.

Rodnitzky R, Levin  H, Morgan  D.  Effects of ingested parathion on neurobehavioral function.  Clinical Toxicology.  1978. 13:347-359.

Rodnitzky R, Kimura  J.  The effect of hyperthermia on the blink reflex in multiple sclerosis.  Neurology.  1978. 28:431-433.

Kimura  J, Yamada  T, Rodnitzky R.  Conduction velocity of motor fibers during refractory period in man.  Neurology.  1977. 27:353.

Rodnitzky R.  Multiple Sclerosis in Asia .  Archives of Neurology.  1977. 34:322.

Rodnitzky R, Van Allen  M.  The unconscious adult.  W.B. Saunders.  1977. 

Levin  H, Rodnitzky R, Mick  D.  Anxiety associated with exposure to organophosphate compounds.  Archives of General Psychiatry .  1976. 33:225-228.

Levin  H, Rodnitzky R.  Behavioral effects of organophosphate pesticides in man.  Clinical Toxicology.  1976. 9:391-403.

Kimura  J, Rodnitzky R.  Post facial palsy caused by synapse (Letter) .  Neurology.  1976. 26:292-293.

Rodnitzky R.  Clinicopathological Conference.  Diseases of the Nervous System .  1975. 36:506.

Kimura  J, Rodnitzky R, Okawara  S.  Electrophysiological analysis of aberrant regeneration after facial nerve paralysis.  Neurology.  1975. 25:989-993.

Kimura  J, Rodnitzky R, Yamada T.  Electrophysiological analysis of aberrant regeneration after facial nerve paralysis.  Neurology.  1975. 25:386.

Rodnitzky R, Levin  H, Mick  D.  Occupational exposure to organophosphate pesticides: A neurobehavioral study.  Archives of Environmental Health.  1975. 30:98-103.

Rodnitzky R.  Neurologic and behavioral aspects of occupational exposure to organophosphate pesticides.  U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service.  1974. 

Rodnitzky R, Kimura  J, Van Allen  M.  Electrodiagnostic study of trigeminal nerve.  Neurology.  1970. 20:547-583.

Rodnitzky R.  Neurologic abnormalities complicating severe renal disease.  Journal of the Iowa Medical Society.  1970. 60:176-180.

McCormick  W, Rodnitzky R, Schochet  W, McKee  A.  Varicella-zoster encephalomyelitis: A morphologic and virologic study.  Archives of Neurology.  1969. 21:559-570.

Yamada T, Rodnitzky R, Kameyama S, Matsuoka H, Kimura J.  Alteration of SEP topography in Huntington's patients and their relatives at risk..  Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology.  80(4):251-61.
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Rodnitzky R.  Drug-induced movement disorders..  Clinical neuropharmacology.  25(3):142-52.
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Rodnitzky R.  Visual dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease. 

Rodnitzky R.  Visual function in Parkinson’s disease. 

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