THIRD THURSDAYS WEBINARS ON PARKINSON'S RESEARCH
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The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) offers high-quality resources to help you stay informed about research and developments that could affect your or your loved one's life with Parkinsonís. On the third Thursday of every month, join our live Webinars to learn about various aspects of living with Parkinsonís disease and the Foundation's work to speed medical breakthroughs. Log on, listen to the discussion with members of the Parkinsonís patient and research community, and submit your own questions to be answered by our guests.
These online events are moderated by Dave Iverson, a Parkinsonís patient, veteran journalist and contributing editor to the Foundation. Archived recordings of the Webinars offer on-demand access following the original live event.
All MJFF educational initiatives are offered free of charge. We hope youíll join us soon.
Across the Spectrum: Parkinsonís and Other Movement Disorders
Thursday, March 20 @ 12-1 p.m. ET
Our panelists will discuss the biological and clinical differences between Parkinsonís disease and other movement disorders, such as essential tremor, Lewy body dementia, ALS, MSA and PSP. Theyíll cover how knowledge about and drugs developed for one disorder could have an impact on others in the spectrum.Register Now
Is Parkinsonís One Disease or Many?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 @ 12Ė1 p.m. ET
Parkinson's disease can present with great variability of symptoms and severity. Our panelists will discuss how the experience can differ and research that may point to biomarkers of, for example, tremor or gait-dominant PD. They'll cover how therapeutic approaches may be personalized to the ďkindĒ of PD one has.
Taking Inventory of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases
Thursday, May 15, 2014 @ 12Ė1 p.m. ET
Researchers are studying both Parkinsonís and Alzheimerís to learn about biological commonalities and differences between the two. Our panelists will discuss what research has shown thus far and how therapies may be able to cross the diagnostic lines to treat individuals in both populations.
View Past Webinars
- Parkinson's Disease: What Else Goes Wrong? - February 20, 2014
- The Long Road to Diagnosis - January 16, 2014
- What We Learned in 2013 - December 11, 2013
- Surgical Interventions - November 21, 2013
- Going Beyond Dopamine - October 30, 2013
- Genetics†and PD - September, 24 2013
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Hear the Latest in PD Research
The MJFF Parkinson's Podcast Series pairs host Dave Iverson with Parkinson's researchers to talk about the latest scientific understanding and therapies in development.