Linking Genes in Latin America
Six year ago, Drs. Mata and Zabetian created the Latin American Research Consortium on the Genetics of PD.Learn More
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New Evidence Links a Gene to Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s
December 4, 2014
People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who carry a gene variant known as APOE ε4 may be more likely than others to develop difficulties with memory, attention, decision-making and language, according to a new study. The report appears in the September 1 online edition of JAMA Neurology.
PD ExpertBriefing: The Effects of Exercise on Parkinson's Disease
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (Online)
Can exercise benefit people living with Parkinson's disease? How do different types of exercise affect the brain and symptoms of PD? Learn more about this important issue by joining a one-hour online seminar led by Margaret Schenkman, P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A., of the University of Colorado School of Medicine.