Parkinson’s Network North 36th Annual Parkinson’s Summer Forum Parkinson Disease: Medication and Movement Featured Presenters: Kara Wyant, M.D., and Andrew S. Cole, M.D., M.S. Thursday, May 26, 2022 NMC Haggerty Center 715 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 Register online here by May 17. The full event flyer is available here.
Excerpt from the Michigan Parkinson Foundation Spring 2022 Messenger Research Update: University of Michigan Parkinson Disease Research By Dr. Roger Albin, University of Michigan In addition to the University of Michigan Udall Center research program described in the fall issue of the Messenger, there are several other highly active Parkinson disease research programs at the[…]
The Spring 2022 issue of the Michigan Parkinson Foundation is now available here. This issue of the newsletter features updates from our own Kara Wyant, M.D. about on page 10 and Roger Albin, M.D. on page 11.
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 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[…]
The following is an excerpt from the Michigan Parkinson Foundation Fall 2021 Messenger: Research Update: University of Michigan Udall Center By: Dr. Roger Albin, University of Michigan The University of Michigan was recently awarded a five-year, $11.7 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke to re-establish a Morris K. Udall Center[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
A special evening was spent honoring John and Marlene Boll for their generous support of the 30,000 people in our state who live with Parkinson’s, as well as their families and caregivers. The short video below shows how the support can impact lives: John and Marlene’s generosity gave promise to the very idea of the[…]