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[…]

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 Boulan Park 1898 Boulan Park Dr., Troy, MI 48084 (off Crooks Rd. between Big Beaver & Wattles Rds.) Registration opens at 9:00 amOpening Ceremony at 10:15 amWalk Begins at 10:30 amExercise Demonstrations at[…]

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[…]