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The U-M Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research is requesting proposals for its annual Pilot Grant Program. Proposals are due on Friday, March 31 and faculty from all schools and colleges at U-M are eligible to apply. The central themes of the Udall Center are the role of cholinergic signaling in gait and[…]
Kelvin L. Chou, MD, Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Michigan, Co-Director of the Surgical Therapies Improving Movement (STIM) Program, Medical Director of the Neurology Clinical Trials Organization (NeCTO), and Director of the Education and Outreach Core of the University of Michigan Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research, was elected in November, 2016 to the Executive Committee for the Parkinson Study Group (PSG).
New Parkinson’s Disease e-Learning Module: Improving Hospital Stays for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Learning Module
This learning module is educating inpatient RNs, LPNs, pharmacists, house officers, and hospitalists about the specific and unique needs of the hospitalized PD patient.
NIH-funded mouse study identifies a key player in the progression of the disorder.
Tracking neural changes could help researchers test therapies that slow disease progression.
More than 40 percent of patients with early Parkinson’s disease reported falling, and a history of falls was a predictor of future falls, according to the results of a study reported here June 22 at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders.
New University of Michigan research finds people with Parkinson’s disease may want to consider attempting to do the dishes, fold the laundry and take strolls around the neighborhood in their quest to control their symptoms.
NIH grant creates University of Michigan Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research focused on developing a treatment to prevent falls.
Parkinson's strikes 30% more men than women
70% of patients with Parkinson’s disease fall each year
40% of those with Parkinson disease never see a neurologist, BUT those who do see a neurologist for care have better outcomes
60% of the dopamine system is lost before the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease appear