Parkinson’s Awareness Month

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April 25, 2017 In their words: The future of Parkinson’s disease research

In honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month and the 200th anniversary of Dr. James Parkinson’s An Essay on the Shaking Palsy, we asked scientists in…

April 11, 2017 Putting together the Parkinson’s puzzle: An interview with Dr. J. William Langston

In 1982, six people in California fell into a completely frozen state—they were unable to move, unable to speak and unable to explain what had…

April 6, 2017 From “the shaking palsy” to drug repurposing: A look back at the history of Parkinson’s research

In 1817, an English surgeon named James Parkinson published An Essay on the Shaking Palsy, which described a disease that would later…