This is an archive of a live event that took place November 17, 2016.
People with Parkinson's have clumps of the protein alpha-synuclein in brain cells, which researchers believe may lead to disease symptoms and progression. Our panelists discuss clinical trials of therapies to prevent or treat those clumps and protect cells, as well as what we know about this key protein.
Title:†Alpha-synuclein: Stopping the Sticky Protein behind Parkinson's
MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursday Webinar. Click the link in the Resource List after viewing the webinar to take the post-test survey and receive your CME credit.
Date of Original Release:†November 17, 2016
Date CME Credit No Longer Available:†November 17, 2018
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of†1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.
Kuldip Dave, PhD
Director, Research Programs
The Michael J. Fox Foundation