November 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

November 2017 Webinars About Parkinson’s

You 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 November 2017…

Wednesday, November 1, 12:00-1:00pm

“Research Developments in Parkinson’s disease”

Program: Learn about promising and interesting areas in Parkinson’s disease research and treatments in an easy to understand manner. Dr. Rosenbaum will take a look at other research that seems promising and gives his honest assessment about the future.

Topics discussed: Evolution of PD medications, alpha-synculein mutations, genetics, stem cells and research on gut microbiome.

Presenter: Richard Rosenbaum, MD, Neurologist at the Portland Parkinson’s Program with the Oregon Clinic and Legacy Health

Presented by: Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon


Watch for link to archived webinars or when//where presentation will be posted.

Thursday, November 16, 9:00-10:00am

“Fox Insight: Your Experience Fueling Research”

Program: We’ll discuss the online study, Fox Insight, an how contributing data through survesys and genetic testing helps direct drug development and approvals. The future of Parkinson;s research is in powerful hands, yours.

Presenter: Dave Iverson, MJFF spokesman and moderator. Additional guests will be advised at the time of the webinar.

Presented by: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research


Archived webinars

Tuesday, November 21, 10:00-11:00am

“Depression and PD: Treatment Options”

Presenter: Roseanne D. Dobkin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


Presented by: Parkinson’s Foundation

Archived webinars will be available again soon. Webpage currently being updated.