Interview With International Authority On Movement Disorders Prof. Jeffrey H. Kordower

Prof. Kordower is Professor of Aging and Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center and a Professor of Parkinson’s disease at the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids. He has published landmark papers in the area of cell replacement strategies, including the first demonstration that fetal dopaminergic grafts can survive, innervate, and form synapses in […]

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Interview With Journalist and Author Dr. Jon Palfreman

Jon Palfreman is a reporter, writer, producer, director and educator best known for his documentary work on Frontline and Nova. He has won awards for his journalism, including the Peabody Award, Emmy Award, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton, Writers Guild of America Award, and the AAAS-Westinghouse Science in Journalisim Award. Palfreman has written, directed and produced documentaries on a wide range of topics, […]

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Interview with Stem Cell Pioneer Prof. Roger Barker

Roger A. Barker is the Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Honorary Consultant in Neurology at the University of Cambridge and at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He trained at Oxford and London and has been in his current position for over ten years having completed an MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship just prior to this. His main interests are […]

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Engaging PwP in research – the road to collaboration

Written by Chris Maycock. Chris retired from a career in IT, principally in marketing and project management. Public service as a Parish Council Chairman. Now living the dream in Cornwall, the UK’s southernmost holiday destination. Married 45+ years to the same person, PwP since 2011. Interested in learning, rational explanation and anything else that prolongs […]

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Interview With Clinical Trial Expert Dr. Peter Schmidt

The following first appeared on tmrwedition.   Peter Schmidt, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Research & Clinical Officer, at the Parkinson’s Foundation and oversees research, education and outreach initiatives. Dr. Schmidt leads the foundation’s Parkinson’s Outcomes Project, the largest clinical study ever conducted in Parkinson’s disease and is active in research on diverse clinical areas in Parkinson’s. He […]

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Interview With CEO Of The Michael J. Fox Foundation Dr. Todd Sherer

The following first appeared on tmrwedition.   Todd Sherer, PhD, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF). MJFF is the largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s disease research in the world, investing more than $750 million in research to date. Dr. Sherer directs MJFF’s research strategy and is responsible for the […]

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British Medical Journal. Ben Stecher et al: Research into Parkinson’s Disease needs reform

“As Parkinson’s Disease (PD) patients and research advocates, we remain hopeful that the whirlwind of research and translational studies which flood the pages of journals around the world will result in treatments that significantly improve quality of life for people with PD within our lifetime. While the Parkinson’s community continues to wait, however, we must […]

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Interview with Neurodegeneration Specialist Prof. Patrik Brundin

The following first appeared on tmrwedition. Prof. Patrik Brundin leads the Center for Neurodegenerative Science at Van Andel Research Institute where his research team is focused on experimental models and novel therapies in Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Brundin is one of the most cited scientists in neurodegenerative diseases, with a focus on Parkinson’s, and has received numerous […]

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