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What is New in Genetics and Parkinson's Disease?******
September 2012, one hour
Matthew Farrer, Ph.D.
Department of Medical Genetics
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Understanding the Progression of Parkinson's*****
June 2012, one hour
Ronald F. Pfeiffer, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Understanding Pain in Parkinson's***
May 2011, one hour
Jeffrey Wertheimer, Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Promise of Science, Power of the Individual****
May 2011, two hours
Stanley Fahn, M.D., H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology Director of the Center for Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders Columbia University; & Lisa M. Shulman M.D., Professor of Neurology University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Parkinson’s Disease and its Treatment:
Secrets, Myths and Misconceptions**
September 2009, one hour
Melissa J. Nirenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College
What's New in PD Research?: A Closer Look at Genetics and PD
September 2008, one hour
Susan Bressman, M.D.
Chair of the Alan and Barbara Mirken Department of Neurology
Beth Israel Medical Center
Gait, Balance and Falls in Parkinson's Disease******
January 2013, one hour
Terry Ellis, P.T., Ph.D., N.C.S.
Clinical Professor, Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, in Boston, MA
Nonmotor Symptoms and Complications
Under-recognized Nonmotor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease******
March 2013, one hour
K. Ray Chaudhuri, D.Sc., M.D.
National Parkinson Foundation International Centre of Excellence, Kings College London
London, United Kingdom
A Closer Look at Anxiety and Depression in Parkinson's Disease*****
March 2012, one hour
Laura Marsh, M.D.
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and
Baylor College of Medicine
Impulsive and Compulsive Behaviors in Parkinson’s*****
September 2011, one hour
Daniel Weintraub, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Cognition and PD: What You Have Always Wanted to Know But Were Too Afraid to Ask***
March 2011, one hour
Alexander I. Tröster, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fatigue, Sleep Disorders and Parkinson's Disease**
June 2010, one hour
Joseph Friedman, M.D.
Director of the Movement Disorders Program, Butler Hospital
Professor & Chief of Movement Disorders, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Mind, Mood & Body: Understanding Nonmotor Symptoms of PD*
July 2008, several hour-long sessions
Ronald Pfeiffer, M.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Matthew Menza, M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Peter LeWitt, M.D., Henry Ford Hospital
The Other Side of Parkinson’s Disease
October 2009, one hour
W. Lawrence Severt, M.D., Ph.D.
Beth Israel Medical Center
Parkinson's Advocates in Research Course
June 2012, four one-hour sessions
James Beck, Ph.D., PDF; Claire Henchcliffe, M.D., D.Phil., NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine; Stewart A. Factor, D.O., and Melanie Pearson, Ph.D., Emory University
Inside Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know
July 2010, one hour
Danna Jennings, M.D., Clinical Research Director, Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders & Steve DeWitte, Business Executive, Graduate of PDF Clinical Research Learning Institute
Bernard Ravina, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Ken Getz, M.B.A.
Chairman, Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation
Driving and Parkinson's: Balancing Independence and Safety*****
January 2012, one hour
Margaret O’Connor, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., and Lissa Robins Kapust, L.I.C.S.W.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Medications & Surgical Treatments
PD ExpertBriefing: Medical Therapies: What's in the Parkinson's Pipeline?
April 2013, one hour
Kapil D. Sethi, M.D., F.R.C.P.
Georgia Regents University
Parkinson's Medications: Today and Tomorrow*****
April 2012, one hour
Cynthia L. Comella, M.D., F.A.A.N.
Rush University Medical Center
The Parkinson’s Pipeline: Treating Your Parkinson's***
April 2011, one hour
Michael Schlossmacher, M.D.
University of Ottawa
What’s in the Parkinson’s Pipeline?**
April 2010, one hour
David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.
John and Juanelle Strain Professor & Vice Chair, Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
New Prospects for Slowing the Progression of Parkinson's Disease
March 2009, one hour
Claire Henchcliffe, M.D., D.Phil.
Director of the Parkinson’s and Movement
Disorders Institute at Weill Cornell Medical Center
Surgical Advances in Parkinson's*
October 2008, several hour-long sessions
Sierra M. Farris, M.P.A.S., PA-C & Monique L. Giroux, M.D. Booth Gardner Parkinson’s Care Center; Jaimie M. Henderson, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine; Jeffrey H. Kordower, Ph.D., Rush University Medical Center
What's in the PD Pipeline?*
May 2008, several hour-long sessions
Katrina Gwinn, M.D., Baylor College; Mark Stacy, M.D., Duke
University Medical Center; Clive Svendsen, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nutrition, Exercise and Other Therapies
Complementary Approaches to Parkinson's***
June 2011, one hour
Melanie M. Brandabur, M.D.
The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center, Sunnyvale, CA
Physical Therapy and Parkinson's: What You Need to Know***
February 2011, one hour
Heather J. Cianci P.T., M.S., G.C.S.
Dan Aaron Parkinson's Rehabilitation Center (Good Shepherd/Penn Partners)
Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease**
February 2010, one hour
Christine C. Tangney, Ph.D., F.A.C.N., C.N.S
Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition
College of Health Sciences at Rush University Medical Center.
Taking Charge of Your Parkinson's*, April 2009, several hour-long sessions
Julie H. Carter, R.N., M.S., A.N.P., Oregon Health & Science University; Gammon M. Earhart, Ph.D., P.T., Washington University School of Medicine; Giselle Petzinger, M.D., University of Southern California; Concetta Tomaino, D.A., MT-BC, LCAT, Beth Abraham Family of Health Services
Legal Issues: Planning Ahead When You are Living with Parkinson's**
January 2010, one hour
Janna Dutton, J.D.
Dutton & Casey, P.C.
Coping Skills for Parkinson's Care Partners******
November 2012, one hour
Julie H. Carter R.N., M.S., A.N.P.
Professor of Neurology
Oregon Health & Science University
Caring for A Person with Late Stage Parkinson's Disease *****
November 2011, one hour
Joan Gardner, R.N., B.S.N. and Rose Wichmann, P.T. of Struthers Parkinson's Center, Park Nicollet Health Services in Minneapolis, MN
What's Missing? Communication and the PD Partnership***
November 2010, one hour
Teresa Deshefy-Longhi, DN.Sc., R.N.
Visiting Assistant Professor
How to Take Care of the Caregiver **
November 2009, one hour
Barbara Habermann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
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PDF reserves a limited supply of DVDs of last year's series of six PD ExpertBriefings for those unable to watch via computer. If you would like to order this set to watch at home or with your support group members, please download and complete our order form.
*The content and management of these symposia and webcasts are under the exclusive direction of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas, the Michigan Parkinson Foundation, the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation, the Houston Area Parkinson Society and are made possible by a generous unrestricted grant from UCB, Inc.
**This series has been made possible by educational grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Teva Neuroscience.
***This series has been made possible by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories, Teva Neuroscience and UCB Inc.
****This seminar has been made possible by educational grants from Teva Neuroscience, Ipsen, St. Jude Medical Neuromodulation, Medtronic Neuromodulation and Biotechnology Industry Organization.
*****This series has been made possible by an educational grant from Teva Neuroscience.
******This series has been made possible by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories, Teva Neuroscience and UCB Inc.
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