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Parkinson’s Disease

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January 10, 2018 Protecting the brain from Parkinson’s

When it comes to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease, developing a way to shield vulnerable brain cells from damage is at the top of…

December 28, 2017 What’s next for VAI in 2018

With the end of the year approaching, we asked the Institute’s leadership for a sneak peek into what they are most excited for in the…

December 21, 2017 10 highlights: A look back at 2017

With 2017 quickly coming to close, we’d like to reflect on all that’s been accomplished by rounding up some of this year’s most notable stories…

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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…

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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…