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Parkinson's Disease

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  • NC neuroscientist wins $4M to study Parkinson's disease

    A Duke University neuroscientist and biomedical engineer has been awarded $4 million to study deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease.
  • Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease

    Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease
    When UCF Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson diagnosed himself with Parkinson's disease a dozen years ago, one of his first thoughts was: Here's a great research opportunity. Someone else might have focused on his limitations, but Gilson set about...

    After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself

    After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself
    Alan Jennings looked down at his cellphone as the number for Bethlehem developer Lou Pektor lit up. Pektor was planning to build 50 upscale town homes on seven acres in Bethlehem Township, right after evicting people living in 43 mobile homes on his...

    Scripps awarded $2.1 million to study Parkinson's

    Scripps awarded $2.1 million to study Parkinson's
    Scripps Florida scientists in Jupiter have been awarded $2.1 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of The National Institutes of Health. The grant will be used to study a protein that has been closely linked in animals...

    Georgia Sen. Isakson has Parkinson's disease, will seek re-election

    WASHINGTON Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., revealed Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease but said he's still running for re-election in 2016. "I am in the early stages of the disease, and my main symptoms are the stiffness in my left arm and a slowed,...