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Parkinson’s Disease

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August 22, 2019 2019 Tom Isaacs Award honors scientist developing a smell test for Parkinson’s

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 22, 2019) — Van Andel Institute (VAI) and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust are thrilled to announce Tilo Kunath, Ph.D., of University of…

May 15, 2019 Linking genetics and Parkinson’s: A Q&A with genetics expert Dr. Ellen Sidransky

As a pediatrician with expertise in medical genetics, Dr. Ellen Sidransky never expected to become one of the world’s foremost experts on Parkinson’s disease,…

May 9, 2019 WATCH: Van Andel Institute Public Lecture Series: A Focus on Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body Dementia

On May 7, Dr. José Brás and Dr. Rita Guerreiro discussed Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy body dementia at a public lecture hosted by Van Andel…

May 1, 2019 Scientist who identified key genetic risk factor for Parkinson’s named winner of 2019 Jay Van Andel Award

[caption id="attachment_9537" align="alignright" width="300"] Ellen Sidransky, M.D. Photo Courtesy of National Human Genome Research Institute[/caption] GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 1, 2019) — Van Andel Research Institute…

April 22, 2019 Explainer: How genetics impact Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lewy body dementia

On May 7, the Institute will host A Focus on Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body Dementia, the next installment in our Public Lecture Series. Scientists…

April 11, 2019 World Parkinson’s Day: Reasons for hope

In honor of World Parkinson’s Day, we asked scientists in our Center for Neurodegenerative Science what makes them most hopeful and most excited for the…

April 3, 2019 What you need to know about genetics and Parkinson’s disease

To mark Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we are taking a look at how our genetics — the instructions written in our DNA — impact Parkinson’s disease…

January 30, 2019 Australian Government invests in innovative genomic testing in Linked Clinical Trials program

This story originally appeared on The Cure Parkinson’s Trust website. To learn more, click here.   It was announced today that the Australian Parkinson's…