Poston Lab News & Events
The Poston Lab at Stanford is proud to be a founding partner in the International Parkinson’s disease ENIGMA Consortium!
A new Stanford-based center will receive nearly $7.3 million in funding over a five-year period to conduct interdisciplinary research on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
We say out of the mouths of babes when a small child shows an adult’s wisdom and understanding of a situation. This phrase was fitting when Mrs. Kochar’s fifth grade class at Pioneer Elementary School in Union City wrote letters of gratitude to local leaders in neuroscience research and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Bay Area Partners in Parkinson's (Oakland, CA)
May 14th, 2016: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s disease Research will be hosting their second Bay Area Partners in Parkinson’s Event. The program will offer day-long events including educational sessions featuring clinicians, researchers, therapists and patients who will share their experience with Parkinson’s. It will also include a resource fair to connect people with Parkinson’s and their families with occupational and physical therapists, support groups, exercise groups and more based right in the local community. Registration is now open for this exciting event!
4th World Parkinson Congress
September 20th - 23rd, 2016: (Portland, Oregon) - more information coming soon!
‘Am I getting the best treatment for my Parkinson’s disease?’
Willow Glen (San Jose) Parkinson’s Support Group
October 7th 2016, 10am
St. Francis Episcopal Church
1205 Pine Street, San Jose, CA 95125
Speaker: Kathleen Poston, MD, MS
Of Sound Mind
Talking about PD
The Atypical Parkinsonism Symposium, Crowne Plaza SFO, Burlingame, CA. Sponsored by the American Parkinson’s Disease Association and Stanford University. October 13th, 2012
“Treatment of and Research on Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)”, Dr. Kathleen Poston
"Treatment and Research: Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)”, Dr. Geoff Kerchner
“Swallowing and Speech in Atypical Parkinsonism Disorders”, Megan DePuy
Why participating in research will help speed a cure, sponsored by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s disease research”, narrated by Dave Iverson