The 6th World Parkinson Congress (WPC 2023) will be held in Barcelona, Spain from July 4-7, 2023

Everyone in the community who is touched by Parkinson’s, whether a researcher, physician, family member, clinician, nurse, or rehab specialist is welcome to attend the WPC 2023. World Parkinson Congresses are 100% inclusive scientific events. Every three years the WPC brings together basic scientists, neurologists, general physicians, nurses, rehab specialists (PT, OT, SLP), and a wide[…]

Dr. Kara Wyant Presented at West Bloomfield Support Group

Dr. Kara Wyant presented at the West Bloomfield Support Group on January 5, 2022. The presentation was titled “Parkinson Disease Research at the University of Michigan” and was available via Zoom for those unable to attend in person. Presenter:  Kara Wyant, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Neurology University of Michigan Location: Anthology Senior Living[…]

University of Michigan Udall Center Research Outreach Symposium – June 24, 2022

Save the Date: June 24, 2022 University of Michigan Udall Center Research Outreach Symposium 1-4 pm (virtual) This program is for community members interested in learning about Parkinson disease research at the University of Michigan Udall Center. Keynote speaker: Ray Dorsey, M.D., Director, University of Rochester Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research Keynote Presentation: Ending Parkinson’s Disease[…]

Thinking & Walking in Parkinson’s Disease, October 27, 2021

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center hosted a monthly speakers series. As a part of this series, Dr. Roger Albin, Anne B. Young Collegiate Professor of Neurology, Co-Division Chief of U-M Parkinson’s Disease & Related Movement Disorders and Director of the Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of Michigan presented[…]

NIH Awarded the University of Michigan $11.7 Million to Fund a Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research

September 27, 2021 NIH Awarded the University of Michigan $11.7 Million to Fund a Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research Ann Arbor, MI – University of Michigan (U-M) clinician-researchers, led by Roger Albin, MD, Anne B. Young Collegiate Professor of Neurology, Co-Director, U-M Movement Disorders Division, and Director, U-M Parkinson’s Foundation Research Center[…]

Udall Research Update – July 28, 2021

Drs. Nicolaas Bohnen, Martin Sarter, Omar Ahmed, and Roger Albin presented overviews of their individual Udall Center for Parkinson’s disease research projects:  Watch below:  Project I:  Evolution of cholinergic deficits within multisensory, cognitive, and motor integration brain regions and development of PIGD features in people with Parkinson’s Project Lead: Nicolaas Bohnen, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology[…]

Living with Parkinson’s: New Frontiers in Research & Care

Udall Center investigators Drs. Roger Albin and Kelvin Chou presented at the Parkinson’s Foundation Living with Parkinson’s New Frontiers in Research and Care on June 4, 1-3 pm. This program was open to people with Parkinson’s, their family, friends and the community. The program provided information highlighting the Parkinson’s Foundation’s national research initiatives. Participants learned how research[…]

The World Parkinson Congress (WPC) virtual conference took place May 17-21, 2021

The World Parkinson Congress (WPC) added a virtual conference that took place from May 17-21, 2021, with scientific updates and topics (https://www.worldpdcoalition.org/page/WPCVirtual). Program dates: Monday – Friday, May 17 – 21, 2021. Topics presented during this five-day virtual program included updates on: Basic Science, Clinical Science, Treatment Options, Comprehensive Care, and Living with Parkinson’s. The program also[…]