Laurie K Mischley, ND, MPH, PhD(c), studied naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University, and epidemiology and nutritional sciences at the University of Washington.
The focus of her work is on describing conditionally essential nutrients in Parkinson’s disease (PD), attempting to describe the nutritional status and requirements unique to individuals with neurodegenerative diseases. She has published on coenzyme Q10 deficiency in PD, completed her master’s thesis on lithium deficiency in PD, and is currently completing her doctoral dissertation on glutathione in PD. In 2013, she and her team completed a “Phase I Safety & Tolerability Study of Intranasal Glutathione in PD.”
Dr. Mischley is a clinical research assistant professor at Bastyr University, where she is principal investigator of other PD studies including, “CAM Care in PD” and “Cannabis in PD Tremor.”