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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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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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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Interview With The Head Of The World Parkinson Coalition Eli Pollard

The following first appeared on tmrwedition.   Elizabeth “Eli” Pollard is the Executive Director of the World Parkinson Coalition(WPC) and has helped steer the organization, alongside world renowned Parkinsonologist and WPC founder, Dr. Stanley Fahn, since its inception in 2004. Together they have worked to grow WPC Inc. from it’s sole purpose, of hosting a triennial global […]

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Interview With Acclaimed Geneticist Prof. John Hardy

The following first appeared on the site, tmrwedition. It is from a conversation between Benjamin Stecher and Prof. John Hardy on Genetics and some of the research surrounding it that relates to Parkinson’s disease.    Prof. John Hardy is a geneticist and molecular biologist at University College London. He is widely regarded as one of the […]

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Interview With Expert On Nutrition For The Brain Dr. Laurie Mischley

The following first appeared on the site, tmrwedition. It is from a conversation between Benjamin Stecher and Dr. Laurie Mischley on the role of nutrition in neurodegenerative diseases.   Laurie K Mischley, ND, MPH, PhD, is a naturopathic physician and a nutritional neuro-epidemiologist. The focus of her work is on describing conditionally essential nutrients in Parkinson’s disease […]

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Interview With Research Scientist And Communicator Dr. Simon Stott

The following first appeared on the site, tmrwedition. It is from a conversation between Benjamin Stecher and Dr. Simon Stott on communicating science and his take on the field of Parkinson’s disease research.    Dr. Simon Stott has been working in the field of Parkinson’s disease research for over 15 years (both in academia and biotech). […]

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