New Evidence Suggests That Parkinson’s Begins in the Gut
April 26, 2017

According to new research, people who had surgery to cut the main nerve connecting the brain with the stomach, a longstanding treatment for ulcers, had a trend of a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease (PD). Published in the April 26 online edition of Neurology, this result adds weight to the hypothesis that PD may begin in the gut and travel to the brain.

June 1, 2017

Join us for a cutting-edge scientific event marking the 200th anniversary of James Parkinson's, "A Shaking Palsy." The event brings together innovators in research, health care and technology to identify trends that will speed solutions and end the disease for 10 million people worldwide.