Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give Update on PD Medications in the Pipeline in Palo Alto, August 9

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to give Update on PD Medications in the Pipeline in Palo Alto, August 9

text_image_9.img.full.highLaurice Yang, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be giving a PD research update at the Palo Alto Young Onset PD Support Group meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 6:30-8pm at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.  If this is your first time attending the Palo Alto YOPD meeting, an RSVP is required (at least 24 hours in advance).

As part of her PD research update, Dr. Yang will be addressing what’s in the PD medication pipeline and the new types of DBS (deep brain stimulation) under development.

The Palo Alto YOPD group meeting is open to those diagnosed with PD by age 50 or younger, and their families.  The meeting is held in the Board Room of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.  The meeting is free.  If this is your first time attending the Palo Alto YOPD meeting, an RSVP is required.  Please RSVP with Martha Gardner, the group leader, at least 24 hours in advance.

Dr. Yang, a neurologist, specializes in the treatment of movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, etc.  She is particularly interested in the use of DBS (deep brain stimulation) surgery to treat movement disorders