The Bronte-Stewart Lab at Stanford University is seeking participants for the SPRING (Stanford Parkinson’s Research In Neuromodulation for Gait) Study. The SPRING Study aims to investigate the safety and feasibility of adaptive deep brain stimulation for impaired gait and freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease with the goal of advancing the development of patient-specific DBS therapy to improve quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s disease.… Full Story>
In human cell cultures, countering a defect that appears to be nearly universal among patients with Parkinson’s disease prevents death in the cells whose loss causes the disease.… Full Story>
Dr. Nancy Dudley, RN, PhD and Dr. Karl Lorenz, MD, MSHS, from Stanford University are seeking volunteers to participate in a study on the experience of patients with Parkinson’s disease, not in hospice and their caregivers and home health care.… Full Story>
Stanford’s Department of Neurology is looking for people between the ages of 50 and 80 who have Parkinson’s disease to participate in a clinical trial investigating the tolerability, feasibility, and safety of young plasma infusions as a future potential treatment.
Stanford’s Department of Neurology is looking for people between the ages of 45 and 75 who have Parkinson’s disease to participate in an observational study to examine the effects of aging and disease progression on the brain.