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 present at the Parkinson’s Foundation Living with Parkinson’s New Frontiers in Research and Care on June 4, 1-3 pm. This program is open to people with Parkinson’s, their family, friends and the community. The program provides information highlighting the Parkinson’s Foundation’s national research initiatives. Participants learn 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[…]

The 6th World Parkinson Congress (WPC 2022) will be held in Barcelona, Spain from June 7 – 10, 2022

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 2022. 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[…]

The 5th Annual Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative Lecture: “Diamonds are forever: an overview of the UK Diamond-Lewy study”

Dr. John-Paul Taylor presented at  The 5th Annual Carl Rinne Lewy Body Dementia Initiative Lecture in conjunction with Neurology Grand Rounds virtually on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.The title of his presentation was: “Diamonds are forever: an overview of the UK Diamond-Lewy study”. Dr. John-Paul Taylor MD MRCPsych PhD is Professor of Translational Dementia Research and Honorary Consultant at Newcastle University[…]

“I Gave My Sole for Parkinson’s” Events

The Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation hosted several fundraising walks. “I Gave My Sole for Parkinson’s” Metro Detroit Walk Event Saturday, September 26, 2020 Registration opens at 9:00 amOpening Ceremony at 10:15 amWalk Begins at 10:30 amExercise Demonstrations at 11:00 am  Click Here to REGISTER Click Here to DONATE “I Gave My Sole for Parkinson’s” Southwest Michigan[…]

2019 Parkinson’s Disease & You Symposium

The Parkinson’s Disease & You Symposium, which started in 2009, is an all-day annual event that attracts people from throughout Michigan and Ohio, regardless of where they receive care. The 2019 Symposium which took place on October 4, 1019, provided up-to-date information given by leaders in the field and a chance to connect with other[…]