Register now for the next episode of Dr. Gilbert Hosts, facilitated by APDA’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Rebecca Gilbert. On Wednesday, February 17, the special guest will be Kathleen Poston, MD, movement disorder specialist at Stanford, for a conversation about the cognitive effects of Parkinson’s Disease.
Register here for the webinar.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from the American Parkinson Disease Association containing information about how to join the webinar, including a Zoom link.
About Kathleen Poston, MD:
Dr. Kathleen Poston is Associate Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences and (by courtesy) Neurosurgery at Stanford University. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering and her MD at Vanderbilt University. She completed her Neurology residency at UCSF, Movement Disorders fellowship at Columbia University and Post-doctoral research training in Functional Neuroimaging at the Feinstein Institute. Dr. Poston’s lab uses functional and structural imaging biomarkers, as well as biological biomarkers, to understand the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease (PD) motor and non-motor impairments, such as dementia. Dr. Poston holds joint appointments in Movement Disorders and Memory Disorders and is a founding member of the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and co-Director for the Pacific Udall Center, which is an NIH-funded PD Research Center of Excellence.