January 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

January 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

Businessman working from home in pajamasYou can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home.  Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases).  All webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those with Parkinson’s in January 2017…

Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 10:00-11:00am

Pain in PD

Program: Do you experience pain as part of your Parkinson’s disease (PD)? Are you looking for ways to better manage it? Learn more by joining a one-hour online seminar led by PDF and Jori E. Fleisher, M.D.

Presenter: Jori E. Fleisher, M.D., M.S.C.E., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Population Health, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone.

Presented by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation


Archived webinars

 Thursday, January 19, 2017, 9:00-10:00am

Gut (Bacteria) Check on Parkinson’s: Role of the Microbiome

Program: Researchers are investigating the role of gut bacteria in Parkinson’s and how the microbiome (microorganisms that share our body space) may help us understand more about disease onset, progression and medication response. Our expert panelists also will answer your questions on this emerging field of research.

Presenters: to be advised at time of webcast. Moderator is Dave Iverson

Presented by the Michael J. Fox Foundation