Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Suspected Causes"
May 28, 2014
David Irwin, MD, from the University of Pennsylvania, answers questions from our last Webinar on the overlap between Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
May 07, 2014
Staff share the updates in Parkinson's research they heard at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Philadelphia last week.
April 07, 2014
The experience of Parkinson's disease is different for each patient. Studying that variability may allow researchers to develop personalized treatments for different subtypes of PD.
January 08, 2014
To get to a cure for Parkinson's disease, researchers will need to think outside the box.
July 08, 2013
The Michael J. Fox Foundation's staff Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist, Maurizio Facheris, MD, responds to questions on genetics and Parkinson's disease.
February 05, 2013
The Michael J. Fox Foundation's staff Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist, Maurizio Facheris, MD, responds to questions on the causes of Parkinson's disease, including genetics.
January 03, 2013
A certain kind of Parkinson's disease, called vascular parkinsonism, is thought to be caused by small strokes in the part of the brain associated with the motor symptoms of PD (the basal ganglia).
December 18, 2012
The protein leucine-rich repeat kinase 2, or LRRK2, is fast becoming a target of major interest for researchers looking to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) drugs, for a couple of reasons.
November 21, 2012
It's been a big year for PPMI. In the search to better understand what's happening in the body prior to the motor symptoms of PD, the study is launching a new arm that will include a pre-motor cohort.
October 26, 2012
This week, over 225 researchers from across the globe, more than half of them representing industry, gathered at the sixth annual Parkinson's Disease (PD) Therapeutics Conference.