Mandar S. Jog, MD, FRCPC


Professor, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, Neurology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Office: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital A10-026
Phone: 519-663-3814
Secretary: Diana White


Bio Sketch

Dr. Mandar Jog is the Director of the National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence at London Health Sciences Centre, Director of the Movement Disorders Centre in London, Ontario and Professor of Neurology at Western University. He trained in Neurology and completed a Movement Disorder fellowship with Dr. Anthony Lang in Toronto. He then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in basal ganglia neuroelectrophysiology under the supervision of Dr. Ann Graybiel at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston followed by a visiting Professorship in Computational Modeling at the Artificial Intelligence Group in Stanford Research Institute, California. Dr. Jog joined the Department in 1998.

Dr. Jog's research interests include topics such as motor control, neurophysiology and computational modeling, multichannel recording and web-based teaching of movement disorders. He has trained many undergraduates, graduates, PhD students and post-doctoral fellows from physiology, neuroscience, physics, computer science and engineering and has travelled internationally to conduct workshops and courses along with many speaking engagements. Dr. Jog has a passion for clinical and scientific innovation and hold numerous patents that are reaching commercialization with strong collaboration with university technology transfer and industry partners. Dr. Jog holds multiple patents relating to electrophysiological technology and is the founder of Medtrode Inc. and ManJog Enterprises.



Dr. Jog's research focus attempts to understand the structure and function of the basal ganglia and their role in movement disorders. The focus of Dr. Jog's research projects includes:

1. Speech, gait, balance, posture, tremor and planning;
2. Human and animal models and electrophysiology of the basal ganglia
3. Human intraoperative electrophysiological recording
4. Analysis of computational and mathematical modeling of these data.

Current projects involve collaborations with the Department of Computer Sciences, Engineering, Physics, and CSTAR.
In addition, Dr. Jog participates in many national and international clinical trials of new and innovative treatments for movement disorders. He is also developing new state-of-the-art projects including new intraoperative implantable multichannel probes, interactive teaching website for movement disorders (, and medical devices for improving the patient's quality of life.

Learn more about Dr. Jog's research here.

Laboratory Team

Daina White, Heather Russell, Suresh Menon, Phil Rizek, Mehdi Delrobaei, Hadi Vafadar, Jack Lee, Navid Baktash, Amir Mohseni, Olivia Samotus, Greydon Gilmore, Nahal Farihani, Kristina Ognjanovic, Mallory Jackman, Stephanie Tran, Alia Tewari, Tyler Stratton.

Medical Interests

Movement Disorders, Clinical Neurophysiology, Computational Neuroscience, Electronic Hardware Development for Surgery, Movement Disorder Surgery

Honours and Awards

  • 2018, Lawson Innovation Award, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • 2014, Faculty Scholar Award, Western University
  • 2014, President's Award for Innovation, London Health Sciences Centre
  • 2011, Dean's Award of Excellence for Faculty, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • 2005, Regional Detwiler Clinical Traineeship, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons



PubMed Publications Listing


Rizek P, Kumar N, Jog MS. Anti-Ma2-Associated Encephalitis Secondary to Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Sep 7:1-2. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2017.227. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28877769.

Kumar N, Rizek P, Jog M. Movement Disorders in 18p Deletion Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jul;44(4):441-443. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2016.444. Epub 2017 Jan 31. No abstract available. PMID: 28137337

Page AD, Siegel L, Jog M. Self-Rated Communication-Related Quality of Life of Individuals With Oromandibular Dystonia Receiving Botulinum Toxin Injections.  Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2017 Jun 22;26(2S):674-681. doi: 10.1044/2017_AJSLP-16-0098. PMID: 28654948

Gilmore G, Lee DH, Parrent A, Jog M. The current state of postoperative imaging in the presence of deep brain stimulation electrodes. Mov Disord. 2017 Jun;32(6):833-838. doi: 10.1002/mds.27028. Epub 2017 May 15. No abstract available. PMID: 28504424

Samotus O, Lee J, Jog M. Long-term tremor therapy for Parkinson and essential tremor with sensor-guided botulinum toxin type A injections. PLoS One. 2017 Jun 6;12(6):e0178670. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178670. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28586370

Kumar N, Jog M. Fahr's Disease Presenting as Late-Onset Levodopa-Responsive Parkinsonism. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 May;44(3):322-323. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2016.428. Epub 2017 Jan 16. No abstract available. PMID:28091340

Dayal AM, Jenkins ME, Jog MS, Kimpinski K, MacDonald P, Gofton TE. Palliative Care Discussions in Multiple System Atrophy: A Retrospective Review. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 May;44(3):276-282. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2016.439. Epub 2017 Feb 7. PMID: 28166857

Kumar N, Mendonça DA, Jog M. Teaching Video NeuroImages: Lithium-induced reversible Pisa syndrome. Neurology. 2017 May 2;88(18):e184. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003892. No abstract available. PMID: 28461584

Delrobaei M, Baktash N, Gilmore G, McIsaac K, Jog M. Using Wearable Technology to Generate Objective Parkinson's Disease Dyskinesia Severity Score: Possibilities for Home Monitoring. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2017 Apr 3. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2690578. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 28391201


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