Join a free national webinar, sponsored by the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) on Monday, July 13, from 12:00pm-1:00pm(PDT). The program is a continuation of the popular Dr. Gilbert Hosts series. APDA’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Rebecca Gilbert speaks with special guest Dr. Evan Snyder, who is an expert in stem cell biology about the potential of stem cell biology to treat Parkinson’s disease. The program is free, but pre-registration is required.
The Stanford Community Outreach Program has extensive, curated resources on symptoms of Parkinson’s, living with Parkinson’s, Parkinson’s treatments and Parkinson’s caregiving on our website. Our abundant resources can be reviewed on line or downloaded to share with others.
Register today for this live webinar with Dr. Rebecca Gilbert speaking with special guest Dr. Evan Snyder in a fascinating and informative discussion followed by a Q&A session where you can ask questions and get answers in real-time.
Also of interest is this webinar from November 2019. “Can We Repair the Brain in Parkinson’s Disease?” In it Dr. Roger Barker from the University of Cambridge (UK) discussed the present state and future potential of therapies that could allow for actual healing of the brain in Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Here are the webinar details:
Monday, July 13, 12:00pm-1:00pm (Pacific Daylight Time)
The program will be presented online and the recording will be archived. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Note that if you are new to using the webinar software employed, you will need to download the software prior to the webcast
About Dr. Evan Snyder, MD, PhD:
Dr. Snyder is Full Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at the Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. He also inaugurated the Stem Cell Research Center & Core Facility, initiated the Southern California Stem Cell Consortium, and helped found the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (San Diego). His foundational discoveries in stem cell biology have helped create the field of Regenerative Medicine. APDA is proud to have Dr. Snyder as a member of our Scientific Advisory Board.