Research

30 Oct: The Pathophysiology of Parkinson’s

After being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, one of the most common questions is “Why?” We have seen many exciting breakthroughs in recent research, but we still don’t have a clear answer as to exactly what causes Parkinson’s. However, there are several promising advances that suggest various roots of Parkinson’s, as well as new insights that challenge century-old assumptions.

27 Oct: Professor Bastiaan Bloem & Ending Parkinson’s

Professor Bastiaan Bloem is a medical director and consultant neurologist at the Department of Neurology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He recently sat down with us to share his thoughts on what he calls “the Parkinson’s Pandemic” and why he believes “this is a time for hope” for people living with Parkinson’s.
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29 Sep: A Timeline of Jay Alberts’ Parkinson’s Research

Dr. Alberts has dedicated 17 years to studying the effects of exercise, primarily forced cycling, on motor and non-motor performance. Each project has inspired the next, and the research continually supports the belief that forced and high-intensity aerobic exercise improves motor function (and more) in people with Parkinson’s.