Erika Augustine, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and the Center for Health + Technology at the University of Rochester. Following residency training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at Harvard University/Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Augustine completed dual fellowships in Pediatric Movement Disorders and Experimental Therapeutics, with a focus on clinical trial design.
Dr. Augustine specializes in the care of children with movement disorders. Her clinical research program focuses on advancing therapeutic development for rare pediatric neurological disorders, with emphasis on comprehensive clinical phenotyping and trial design. Dr. Augustine leads clinical programs developing novel therapeutics for the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (Batten diseases), a group of rare pediatric neurodegenerative disorders.