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Teri Thomsen, MD

Specialty: Movement Disorders
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

Primary Office
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine
Fellow, Movement Disorders, University of Toronto
Resident, Neurology, University of Iowa
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa

Research Summary

Investigational drugs in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, New therapies of Parkinson's diseases, Non-motor manifestations of movement disorder


Anderson, D., Zhang, Q. & Thomsen, T. (2019). Chapter 18 ,Neurology in Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review. (Vols. 5).

Zhang, Q., Thomsen, T. (In Press). Deep brain stimulation targeting the ventral intermediate nucleus of the thalamus for Parkinsonian tremor and later adding the globus pallidus internus for Parkinson’s disease features in Deep Brain Stimulation: A Case-Based Approach. Approach eds Chitnis S, Khemain P, Okun, M, Oxford University Press, (in press).

Zhang, Q., Thomsen, T. (In Press). Deep brain stimulation targeting the globus pallidus internus for dystonic tremor in the setting of generalized dystonia in Deep Brain Stimulation: A Case-Based Approach. eds Chitnis S, Khemain P, Okun, Oxford University Press, (in press)

Kennedy, S., Aldo Mendez-Ruiz, A. & Thomsen, T. (2017). Guillain-Barré Syndrome in a patient with shingles following multiple myeloma treatment69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.

Holland, M. T., Rettenmaier, L. A., Flouty, O. E., Thomsen, T. R., Jerath, N. U. & Reddy, C. G. (2016). Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation: A Novel Therapy in the Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome. World neurosurgery, 92, 582.e15-8. PMID: 27268311.

Anderson, D., Zhang, Q. & Thomsen, T. (2016). Neurology in Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, Fifth Ed, Mc-Graw-Hill, New York.

Abel, T. J., Dalm, B. D., Grossbach, A. J., Jackson, A. W., Thomsen, T. & Greenlee, J. D. (2014). Lateralized effect of pallidal stimulation on self-mutilation in Lesch-Nyhan disease. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 14(6), 594-597. DOI: 10.3171/2014.8.peds1451.

Uc, E. Y., Doerschug, K. C., Magnotta, V., Dawson, J. D., Thomsen, T. R., Kline, J. N., Rizzo, M., Newman, S. R., Mehta, S., Grabowski, T. J., Bruss, J., Blanchette, D. R., Anderson, S. W., Voss, M. W., Kramer, A. F. & Darling, W. G. (2014). Phase I/II randomized trial of aerobic exercise in Parkinson disease in a community setting. Neurology, 83(5), 413-25. PMID: 24991037.

Mestre, T. A., Strafella, A. P., Thomsen, T., Voon, V. & Miyasaki, J. (2013). Diagnosis and treatment of impulse control disorders in patients with movement disorders. Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders, 6(3), 175-188. PMID: 23634190.

Thomsen, T. (2013). LEGAL-EASE. Neurology Today, 13(5), 14-15. DOI: 10.1097/01.nt.0000428471.46396.62.

Thomsen, T. R., Miyasaki, J. M. (2012). Psychogenic Movement Disorders. In Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders. pp. 165-185. Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60327-120-2_7.

Thomsen, T., Miyaski, J. (2012). Psychogenic movement disorders. In O. Suchowersky , C. Comella (Eds.) Hyperkinetic movement disorders. pp. Chapter 7. New York: Humana Press.

Marras, C., Schüle, B., Munhoz, R. P., Rogaeva, E., Langston, J. W., Kasten, M., Meaney, C., Klein, C., Wadia, P. M., Lim, S. Y., Chuang, R. S., Zadikof, C., Steeves, T., Prakash, K. M., de Bie, R. M., Adeli, G., Thomsen, T., Johansen, K. K., Teive, H. A., Asante, A., Reginold, W. & Lang, A. E. (2011). Phenotype in parkinsonian and nonparkinsonian LRRK2 G2019S mutation carriers. Neurology, 77(4), 325-33. PMID: 21753163.

Thomsen, T. R. (2011). Neurology on-call pocket cards [internal publication for new neurology residents 2004-2011]. Iowa City, IA: Department of Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Duff, K., Paulsen, J., Mills, J., Beglinger, L. J., Moser, D. J., Smith, M. M., Langbehn, D., Stout, J., Queller, S., Harrington, D. L., Group, On behalf of the PREDICT-HD Investigators, & Coordinators of the Huntington Study, (2010). Mild cognitive impairment in prediagnosed Huntington disease. Neurology, 75(6), 500–507. PMID: 20610833.

Thomsen, T., Rodnitzky, R. L. (2010). Juvenile parkinsonism: epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment. CNS drugs, 24(6), 467-77. PMID: 20443646.

Thomsen, T., Rodnitzky, R. (2010). Juvenile Parkinsonism. In Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders. pp. 97-99. Elsevier BV. DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-374105-9.00409-3.

Thomsen, T. R., Panisset, M., Suchowersky, O., Goodridge, A., Mendis, T. & Lang, A. E. (2008). Impact of standard of care for psychosis in Parkinson disease. (Vols. 79). (12), pp. 1413-5. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. PMID: 19010958.

Zadikoff, C., Fox, S. H., Tang-Wai, D. F., Thomsen, T., de Bie, R. M., Wadia, P., Miyasaki, J., Duff-Canning, S., Lang, A. E. & Marras, C. (2008). A comparison of the mini mental state exam to the Montreal cognitive assessment in identifying cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 23(2), 297-299. PMID: 18044697.

Thomsen, T. R., Galpern, W. R., Asante, A., Arenovich, T. & Fox, S. H. (2007). Ipratropium bromide spray as treatment for sialorrhea in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 22(15), 2268-2273. PMID: 17876852.

Voon, V., Potenza, M. N. & Thomsen, T. R. (2007). Medication-related impulse control and repetitive behaviors in Parkinson's disease. Current Opinion in Neurology, 20(4), 484-492. PMID: 17620886.

Voon, V., Thomsen, T., Miyasaki, J. M., de Souza, M., Shafro, A., Fox, S. H., Duff-Canning, S., Lang, A. E. & Zurowski, M. (2007). Factors associated with dopaminergic drug-related pathological gambling in Parkinson disease. Archives of Neurology, 64(2), 212-216. PMID: 17296836.

Voon, V., Hassan, K., Zurowski, M., de Souza, M., Thomsen, T., Fox, S., Lang, A. E. & Miyasaki, J. (2006). Prevalence of repetitive and reward-seeking behaviors in Parkinson disease. Neurology, 67(7), 1254-7. PMID: 16957130.