Poston Lab News & Events

News

You, Your Loved One and Parkinson's Disease

Unlocking the Healing Power of You

The Poston Lab at Stanford is proud to be a founding partner in the International Parkinson’s disease ENIGMA Consortium!

Stanford-based Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center to be launched

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.

5th Grade Gratitude at Moving Day® 2016

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.

Events

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

Symposium Talks

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

Media

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