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

The World Parkinson Congress (WPC) added a virtual conference May 17-21, 2021, with scientific updates and topics geared to diverse audiences (https://www.worldpdcoalition.org/page/WPCVirtual). Registration is now open and costs $25. While in-person World Parkinson Congresses will continue to take place every three years, these WPC Virtual Congresses will now take place annually in the years between the live[…]

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[…]

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[…]

University of Michigan Udall Researchers’ Article Named One of the Top-50 Neuroscience Papers for 2018 (by downloads)

Congratulations to University of Michigan’s Udall researchers whose article, Model-based and Model-free Machine Learning Techniques for Diagnostic Prediction and Classification of Clinical Outcomes in Parkinson’s Disease, received 2,663 article views in 2018, placing it as one of the top 100 read neuroscience papers for Scientific Reports in 2018. Scientific Reports published more than 1, 627 neuroscience papers in 2018, and so a position in the top 100 most[…]

Dr. Bernard Balleine was the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium on September 4, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Biomedical Science Research Building 109 Zina Pitcher Place, Ann Arbor, MI The keynote speaker for the 5th Annual Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium was Bernard Balleine, Ph.D. Dr. Balleine is the Head of the Decision Neuroscience Laboratory; School of Psychology at the University of New South[…]

Dr. Kara Wyant presented: “Living With & Understanding Parkinson’s Disease: A Program for People with Parkinson’s and their Families”

August 8, 9, 2019   Aplex Events Complex 701 Woodward Ave, Alpena, MI 49707 This 5-session series was provided by the Michigan Parkinson Foundation. The series provided information and discussion on all aspects of living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). This program intended for the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several[…]