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Dementia Palliative Care Clinical Trials Program
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Benzi Kluger, MD, MS, FAAN
Program Faculty


Benzi Kluger, MD, MS, FAAN is a Professor of Neurology and Medicine and Director of the Palliative Care Research Center and Neuropalliative Care Division at the University of Rochester. His research focuses on palliative care for neurodegenerative illnesses, particularly Parkinson’s disease and has spanned comparative effectiveness trials, pragmatic community-based interventions, telehealth, complementary medicine, needs assessment, and mechanistic studies of nonmotor symptoms (fatigue and cognitive dysfunction). His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Michael J Fox Foundation, and the Department of Defense.

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