Abhimanyu Mahajan, MD, MHS

Rush University

After medical school in Mumbai, India, Dr. Mahajan obtained a Masters in Epidemiology with a concentration in aging at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a certificate in gerontology from the Johns Hopkins Center of Aging and Health in Baltimore, MD. He completed his Neurology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and Movement disorders fellowship at the University of Cincinnati where he was the 2019 DMRF clinical fellow.

Dr. Mahajan's work has received funding from the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF), Sunflower Parkinson’s disease Foundation and the Parkinson’s Foundation. He is a member of the 2022 MDS LEAP class. For his work on cervical dystonia and substance abuse using the Dystonia coalition database, he received the 2018 AAN Young Investigators award. He received the 2018 junior investigator award from the Parkinson Study Group (PSG) for work using magnetoencephalography (MEG) in cervical dystonia. His effort on exploring the clinical relationship between cancer and Parkinson’s disease, biological opposites, led to the 2020 AAN Alliance Award: Founders. Currently, he serves on the AAN Graduate Education Subcommittee, AAN Movement disorders Measurement Workgroup and the MDS Dystonia Study Group.


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