Articles authored by Rachel Dolhun, MD, a movement disorder specialist on staff at MJFF, offer a practical review of topics related to Parkinson's disease for practicing clinicians.
Alpha-Synuclein: A Therapeutic Target and Potential Biomarker in Parkinson's Disease
A detailed discussion of our current understanding of alpha-synuclein biology and the ongoing research and development surrounding its role in Parkinson's disease.
Diagnosis and Management of Neurodegenerative Atypical Parkinsonism
A detailed consideration of the neurodegenerative diseases that can cause parkinsonism including dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), multiple system atrophy (MSA), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and corticobasal degeneration (CBD).
Deep Brain Stimulation and Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound
A review of innovations in surgical Parkinson's disease treatments, inlcuding deep brain stimulation and magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound.
Dystonia and Parkinson's Disease
An exploration of the various manifestations of dystonia in the context of Parkinson's disease.
Levodopa 2.0: New Strategies to Even Out the Peaks and Valleys
A discussion on the latest in new formulations and supplemental therapies of levodopa.
Dementia with Lewy Bodies: In the News and in the Clinic
A practical review of the diagnosis and management of dementia with Lewy bodies.