Joanna Jen, M.D., Ph.D.

Joanna Jen, M.D., Ph.D.


Department of Neurology 710 Westwood Blvd. 3-232 Reed Neurological Research Center Los Angeles, CA 90095-1769 (Campus Mail Code 176919)

(310) 825-5910


Joanna Jen obtained her degrees in medicine and neurobiology at Yale. After her internship training at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she came to Los Angeles for residency training in Neurology and fellowship training in neurotology, electrophysiology, and human genetics. 

Dr. Jen’s research is focused on hereditary neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders affecting balance, coordination, and eye movement control. She is characterizing clinical, genetic, and physiological features of episodic ataxia and, more recently, oculomotor apraxia.