In the December 2017 issue of the Journal of Clinical Research, Leslie Peters shares her husband’s experience participating in Parkinson’s research: “Steve wanted a cure, of course, but he also wanted to do something useful. The study gave him the chance to do something useful.” … Full Story>
Archives for December 2017
Parkinson’s Foundation: Stem Cells and Parkinson’s
The Parkinson Foundation has posted its December 5, 2017 webinar with movement disorder specialist Michael Okun, MD on the topic of stem cells and Parkinson’s. Stem cells are the cells within all of us that have the exciting potential to develop into many different cell types in the body – including neurons.
Neurology Now: Playing Against Type
Victoria Dillard was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 36. After her diagnosis, her challenge was to find a new community of people she could connect with as a young, black woman with young onset PD.
Happy New Year!
Happy new year from Robin, Steven, and Denise at Stanford Parkinson’s Community Outreach! We are off having fun until Monday, January 8, 2018, when the office re-opens.
APDA’s Spotlight on Parkinson’s Disease Webcast Series
In 2016 and 2017, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has hosted ten educational webinars on various aspects of PD, including intimacy, balance, and treatment advances.