James Wymer

James Wymer, MD, FAAN

Professor

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: • ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease • Neuromuscular diseases • Hereditary Neuropathy • Muscle disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Diabetic neuropathy • Migraine headaches • Neurofibromatosis

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurology
Subspecialties
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Migraine
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurofibromatosis 2
  • Neurofibromatosis-1
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Peripheral neuropathy

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • ALS
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Neuropathy

Grants

Jan 2020 – Jun 2020
Natural History Pilot Project- University of Florida
AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSO · Principal Investigator
Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Surveillance of muscular dystrophy in the Southeastern United States
CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ·
Jul 2017 ACTIVE
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
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
Delineating Physiologic Mechanisms of Swallowing impairment and Decline in ALS
NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS ·

Education

Medical Degree
1984-1991 · University of Maryland

Contact Details

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Business:
(352) 273-5550
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