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Tomorrow Edition: Interview With Clinical Trial Expert Dr. Peter Schmidt

Tomorrow edition interviews Peter Schmidt, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Research & Clinical Officer, at the Parkinson’s Foundation. Dr. Schmidt discusses selective vulnerability in PD, replicating the disease in a lab and discusses PD clinical trial processes. 

Friday, February 2, 2018
BioSpace: Medtronic (MDT) Wins Approval for the Only Full-Body MR Conditional DBS Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Medtronic Announces FDA Approval for the Only Full-Body MR Conditional Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) A surgical treatment for Parkinson's disease. A special wire (lead) is inserted into a specific area of the brain responsible for movement. The lead is connected to a pacemaker-like device implanted in the chest region.

The Buffalo News: Give for Greatness hands out $30,000 to local arts groups Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Give for Greatness, the local arts philanthropy founded by then-Artvoice publisher Jamie Moses in the wake of the 2011 cultural funding crisis, has named its latest round of grantees.

New York Times: Ask Well: Essential Tremor Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Question: What is essential tremor A nervous system disorder that causes shaking of the hands or head and an unsteady quality of the voice.

ABC 7 Chicago:Rock Steady Boxing Program Helps Parkinson’s Patients Sunday, November 22, 2015

A gym in Chicago offers Rock Steady Boxing, group boxing classes for people with Parkinson’s. The boxing program helps attendees improve their agility, strength and balance while getting an intense workout.

Bahama islands info: Minister Fitzgerald tells speech competition finalists that confidence is critical for academic success Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The 5th Annual Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation speech competition finals took place on November 15 and the Minister of Education spoke to finalists.

Miami Dade College News and Events: Miami Dade College to Illuminate Freedom Tower Blue for National Parkinson Foundation’s Moving Day Miami Thursday, November 12, 2015

Miami Dade College will illuminate its Landmark Freedom Tower blue at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 14, in support of Moving Day Miami.

Deerfield Patch: DHS Baseball Players Help Support National Parkinson Foundation Friday, November 6, 2015

Deerfield High School baseball players volunteered at Moving Day Chicago.

Senior Outlook Today: Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: A Caregiver’s Story Thursday, November 5, 2015

Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has Parkinson’s disease and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with what health care professionals call “Parkinson’s disease psychosis.”

The Good Life: Surprised by Psychosis: Our Journey With Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Diane Sagen’s husband, Jay, has PD and experiences hallucinations and delusions. In this video, Diane shares their experiences after Jay’s diagnosis with PD psychosis.

H&HN: A Better Approach to Treating Parkinson's Using Teams Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Teams of providers and patients, working mostly outside the hospital, may improve PD care and save costs.

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