James Wymer

James Wymer M.D.

CLIN PROF

Department: MD-NEUROMUSCULAR NEUROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5550

About James Wymer

Dr. James Wymer is a neurologist and professor practicing at The University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He specializes in the diagnosis and management of neuromuscular diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease, muscles diseases and peripheral neuropathies. Dr. Wymer has an extensive experience in clinical research, and has been the principal investigator in numerous clinical trials including studies of ALS, diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, migraine headaches and epilepsy. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). He is a member of several national consortiums to research neuropathic pain and ALS.

Dr. Wymer’s clinical interests include: • Neuromuscular diseases • Multiple Sclerosis • Neuropathy • Muscle disease • Lou Gehrig’s disease • ALS • Diabetic neuropathy • Migraine headaches • Neurofibromatosis • Epilepsy

Board Certifications

Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurology
Areas of Interest
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Epilepsy – overview
  • Migraine
  • Neurofibromatosis 2
  • Neurofibromatosis-1

Grants

July 2017ACTIVE
A Program to develop a research database for the study of abnormal cellular components in Myasthenia Gravis: Specimen banking and data registry
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
April 2017ACTIVE
Delineating Physiologic Mechanisms of Swallowing impairment and Decline in ALS
NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS ·

Education

1984-1991
Medical Degree
University of Maryland