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Imagen Dra. Rosario Luquin Piudo, Departamento Neurología

Dr. Rosario Luquin Piudo

Neurology Specialist
Area of Expertise: study and treatment of Parkinson's disease

Works at: Navarre headquarters
Be part of: Clínica Universidad de Navarra Cima Universidad de Navarra

Professional career

Graduated (1980) and was awarded her doctorate (1987) in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra. 

She completed her training in the University of Manchester as a Senior Researcher in the Department of Cell and Structural Biology (1988-89).

She has been distinguished with various awards for her research and study of Parkinson's disease, such as the first prize from the American Academy of Neurology for the Best Young Researcher in 1990, the National Prize for Parkinson's Disease Research for the City of Zamora (November 2004) and the I and VII prize for Parkinson's Disease research. 

Currently, she is working as a Neurology Department Specialist at the Clínica Universidad de Navarra where she cares for patients with Parkinson's disease and other conditions affecting movement.


Director of the Regenerative Therapy Laboratory at CIMA.


Conditions affecting movement, Parkinson's disease, atypical parkinsonisms, dystonia, tremors, myoclonia, tics, walking problems.


As an educator

Associate professor in Neurology at the University of Navarra Faculty of Medicine and worked as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan (United States).

She has led 12 doctoral theses and 6 research dissertations.

As a researcher

She has written more than 150 scientific works and edited 4 books about conditions affecting movement and Parkinson's disease.