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The Parkinson’s Research Podcast: New Discoveries in Neuroscience

In this podcast, The Michael J. Fox Foundation brings you right to the cutting edge of neuroscience to discuss the latest discoveries in the field, with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.


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    Episode 8: Managing Risk for Drug Discovery and Development in Parkinson's Disease with Kalpana Merchant

    In this episode, Dr. Kalpana Merchant draws from over two decades of pharmaceutical industry experience to share progress in drug discovery and development for Parkinson’s disease and other…

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    Episode 7: Using Neuroimaging and Biomarkers to Improve Neurodegenerative Disease Diagnosis and Assessment with John Seibyl

    In this episode, Dr. John Seibyl discusses his early work on neuroimaging in Parkinson's disease through to the groundbreaking, large-scale clinical trials he is involved with for assessing the…

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    Episode 6: Impacts and Goals of the Global Parkinson's Genetics Program with Dr. Christine Klein

    In this episode, Dr. Christine Klein discusses her experiences as Co-Leader of the Monogenetic Network of GP2, including the early days of setting up this large-scale collaboration, important…

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    Episode 5: The Role of Inflammation and Immune Responses in Neurodegeneration with Malú Gámez Tansey

    In this episode, Dr. Malú Gámez Tansey talks about her research at the intersection of immunology, neuroscience, and genetics. She describes new findings and current projects in her lab, discusses…

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    Episode 4: Elucidating the Pathobiology of LRRK2 in Parkinson's Disease with Dr. Dario Alessi

    In this episode Dr. Dario Alessi discusses his work developing the LRRK2 kinase assay, LRRK2 Ser935 dephosphorylation assay, and Rab phosphorylation assay, as well as future directions and…

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    Episode 3: New Frontiers in Deep Brain Stimulation Research for Parkinson’s Disease with Dr. Michael Okun

    In this episode, Dr. Michael Okun joins us to discuss his research and some of the recent advances in deep brain stimulation and other areas.

If you’re a scientist, clinician or industry professional interested in gaining in-depth insights into the latest advances in basic science, translational research and clinical trials for new therapies and therapeutics, this show is for you. Our host Dr. Marie McNeely interviews experts on topics such as the impacts of genetics, mechanisms of neurodegeneration, neuroimaging, biomarkers, diagnostics, applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence, drug development, novel treatment technologies and more. Subscribe to stay up to date on key developments in neuroscience, neurology, neurodegeneration and Parkinson’s disease research. 

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