Parkinson’s Disease

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November 27, 2017 Can alpha-synuclein in the gut impact the brain?

Scientists have a gut feeling about Parkinson’s disease. Namely, that it may not start in the brain, the organ most often associated with disease. Instead,…

November 9, 2017 New research to target air pollution as a potential trigger for Parkinson’s

Nov. 9, 2017 (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.)—The Department of Defense has awarded a multi-institutional team of scientists a series of grants totaling $4.37 million to investigate…

November 7, 2017 Stemming inflammation offers new hope for treating Parkinson’s disease

For the seven to 10 million people worldwide with Parkinson’s disease, a medication that actually slows down their disease and staves off its debilitating symptoms…

October 5, 2017 Miss Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease and Rallying to the Challenge? We have you covered.

From exploring possible new treatments to discussing how people with Parkinson’s can influence research, last week’s Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease symposium…

October 2, 2017 But first, coffee: How caffeine may combat Parkinson’s

For many of us, the day doesn’t start until we’ve downed at least one cup of joe. But what if our morning routine could do…

September 27, 2017 Pioneering scientist wins annual Jay Van Andel Award

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Van Andel Research Institute announces pioneering physician-scientist J. William Langston, M.D., as the 2017 winner of the

September 27, 2017 Award honors Parkinson’s pioneer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Sept. 27, 2017) — Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust announce Thomas Foltynie, B.Sc., MBBS, MRCP,…

September 25, 2017 Van Andel Research Institute hosts unique symposium on Parkinson’s disease

Patients join scientists and clinicians to explore ways to slow Parkinson’s progression Grand Rapids, Mich. (Sept. 25, 2017)—Leading Parkinson’s experts and advocates from around the…