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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
Science Blog: Extended Use of MAO-B Inhibitors Slows Decline in Parkinson’s Disease Patients Monday, March 6, 2017

A study led by Dr. Robert A. Hauser from the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at the University of South Florida, a Center of Excellence, proved that participants who took an MAO-B inhibitor for a longer period experienced slower clinical decline.

MDS BlogCognitive Problems in Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dr. Michael Okun, Medical Director and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s Dr. Beth Vernaleo discuss recommendations for managing cognitive problems in PD.

PRweb: Functional Imaging Supports Improved Cognition in Parkinson’s Disease Patients After REHACOP Sunday, February 26, 2017

Functional imaging data supports improved cognition in people with PD after receiving cognitive rehabilitation, according to a study released at the 1st Pan American Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Congress. NPF division’s Dr. Peter Schmidt is quoted.

The Magazine of Santa Clarita: My PD Story: Carolyn Gloudemans Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Carolyn Gloudemans shares her my PD story and how Moving Day® North LA motivated her to get moving.

Techonomy: How Tech Creates Jobs and Helps Aging Americans Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Honor focuses on building technology and a new business model that empowers humans with technology platform leveraging machine learning to uniquely match a care professional’s skills with the needs of specific clients.

WKBW Buffalo ABC7: Ice Bikes Used to Help People with Parkinson's Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Western New York chapter hosted its third annual Parkinson's ice skating party. The free event provided participants with ice bikes, giving people with PD the chance to skate.

AURN (American Urban Radio Network): Bringing Awareness to Parkinson’s Disease Tuesday, February 14, 2017

In an interview with a national radio network that aired three times, CEO John Lehr discusses the importance of raising awareness of Parkinson’s.

Tribe Live: Risky drugs: Antipsychotics, dementia can be lethal combination Thursday, February 9, 2017

Dr. Michael S. Okun, national medical director of the Parkinson's Foundation, comments on antipsychotics and seniors with dementia: “Though there is an important role for these drugs in this special population, they should be used cautiously."

Parkinson's Life: John Lehr: “I’m inspired by the persistent hope of those living with Parkinson’s” Thursday, February 9, 2017

CEO John Lehr shares his vision for the organization and passion for the cause.

NeurologyNow: 8 Ways to Access Cutting-edge Care: Clinical trials, patient organizations, and your own physician can help you access state-of-the-art treatments Friday, February 3, 2017

In this article about how to find cutting-edge care, Michael Okun, M.D., National Medical Director and John Andrejack, Ed.D., Research Advocate, share their perspectives.

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