Stanford Movement Disorders Center News
The Departments of Neurosurgery and Pathology now seeking applications for a $200,000 Seed Grant Program to foster novel research in the area of basic, translational or clinical research related to Parkinson’s Disease. Applications Due 1/15/20.
How hacking the human heart could replace pill popping
A new generation of “smart” implantable devices could replace traditional medication to treat a range of chronic conditions, including cardiac disease. Twitter: @geditorial_uk
Addressing Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Huntington Disease: Expert Interview
Veronica Santini, MD discusses neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with Huntington Disease with Neurology Advisor.
Stanford announces new Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Research Center of Excellence
In December 2017 researchers from across the country joined in the first-ever comprehensive network of research centers to conduct LBD clinical trials, provide community outreach, and expand professional continuing medical education. Representing 24 of medicine’s most prestigious academic medical research centers, these Research Centers of Excellence will help to streamline and standardize LBD science while connecting patients and families with the latest opportunities to participate in LBD clinical trials.
Complementary Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
Veronica Santini, MD emphasizes complementary and alternative therapies in Parkinson's disease, including vitamin E. She also discusses the importance of exercise in the overall spectrum of care.
Parkinson's patients take to the dance floor
Finding the rhythm is half the fun of dancing, but it takes a little more effort when your body is wracked by Parkinson's Disease. But in a brand new dance studio at Stanford's Neuroscience Health Center, patients are able to hit the floor with the help of professional dancer Damara Vita Ganley and a program designed to help them get in touch with their bodies.
You, Your Loved One and Parkinson's Disease
What is the difference between an observational trial and an interventional trial? Why do people without Parkinson’s disease need to participate in Parkinson’s disease clinical trials? In an interview with the Michael J. Fox Foundation, Dr. Kathleen Poston answers these questions and more as she discusses what it means to part of clinical research. (Login required to view video)
AAN 2019 – Women in neurology
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2/21/2017 - A new rhythm: Dance benefits Parkinson's patients, Stanford Medicine
5th Grade Gratitude at Moving Day® 2016, Parkinson's Women
Doctors are Zapping Parkinson's with Pacemakers for the Brain, San Francisco Magazine
Huntington’s Disease: Stages And Therapies, Stanford Hospital Health Library
Falls and Dysphagia in PSP, Partners in FTD Care
Our Moving Day Silicon Valley Debut, Parkinsons Women
Parkinson's advocate and olympic medalist Davis Phinney to receive white house "champions of change" award, Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's
Nancy Stohn adds Parkinson's patient-friendly touch to Stanford Neuroscience Building, Parkinson's Women Support