In this video, hear from the researchers who received major research prizes from The Michael J. Fox Foundation in November 2016. Susan Bressman, MD, of Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and Laurie Ozelius, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, were awarded The Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research for their key scientific discoveries in dystonia, the third most common movement disorder. Ira Shoulson, MD, received the Robert A. Pritzker Prize for Leadership in Parkinson’s Research for his research contributions and his commitment to mentoring the next generation of Parkinson’s scientists.
Watch this video to hear from the prize recipients and learn more about their groundbreaking work.