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2014-03-07 12:26:20

Volunteer Network Has Track Record of Improving Trial Recruitment, Removing Research Roadblocks NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) invites research professionals within industry, academia and government, to partner with its trained patient advocates to bring about better treatments for Parkinson's disease. This week, PDF welcomes new members to its national network, which now includes more than 230 Research Advocates whose...

2014-03-06 23:29:35

Phoenix Research Labs, Inc., Neuropore Therapies, and UC San Diego today announced breakthrough study results from an industry-academia collaborative effort demonstrating the utility and relevance of Phoenix’s retinal imaging technology as a non-invasive and effective method to evaluate and track the progression of neurodegenerative changes in animal models of Parkinson’s disease. Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Phoenix Research Labs, Inc., Neuropore Therapies, and UC San Diego...

2014-03-05 23:02:30

Governor of Connecticut acknowledges the need for greater awareness of the neurological condition that affects 10 million Americans. Lenexa, Kansas (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 As part of National Essential Tremor Awareness Month, the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) is delighted to announce that Dannel Malloy, governor of Conn., has officially proclaimed the state’s support of Essential Tremor Awareness Month; joining others nationwide in recognizing the need to learn more...

2014-03-05 12:26:28

VALLEY VIEW, Ohio, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies announced today they have received a new allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office, the company's fourth in the past eight months focused on technology for Parkinson's disease diagnostics and treatment. This particular application covers a device and method of measuring Parkinson's motor symptoms such as tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait abnormalities or therapy side effects such as...

2014-03-05 04:22:31

Historic Moment as Dr. Barlow becomes the Second CEO since the Institute's Founding 25 Years Ago SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center announced today that Carrolee Barlow, MD, PhD--renowned expert in neuroscience and neurodegeneration--has become the Institute's next Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Barlow is the second Chief Executive Officer in the Institute's 25 year history. She takes the reins from Dr. J. William Langston,...

2014-03-04 23:02:28

Researchers from Université Laval and CHU de Québec have found high levels of a certain protein in individuals affected by essential tremor, a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions. This discovery is very timely as March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month in the U.S. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 A team of researchers from Université Laval and CHU de Québec identified unusually high levels of a certain protein in the brains of people...

2014-03-04 23:00:18

New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in Parkinson’s disease, possibly leading to earlier detection of a condition that affects millions worldwide. The results of this research are published online, March 5, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in...

2014-03-04 16:24:31

Upon completing the survey, Find a Cure Panel will make a donation to a non-profit of your choice LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Find a Cure Panel specializes in patient research for serious and rare diseases and conditions, including Parkinson's. They currently have a confidential and anonymous online survey for PD. Both patients and caregivers can qualify. Please read the below and consider participating if you qualify. Survey for patients and caregivers who are on Levodopa...

2014-03-04 16:17:56

NUS researchers create first highly sensitive small molecule fluorescence probe to evaluate potential risk for Parkinson's disease and monitor its progression A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS) have created the first two-photon, small molecule fluorogenic probe that can serve as a useful tool for the rapid assessment of an individual's potential risk for Parkinson's disease. The highly sensitive fluorescence probe can detect with high precision the activity...

2014-02-27 12:27:41

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Parkinson's Disease Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Parkinson's Disease market to grow at a CAGR of 1.67 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the rise in the aging population. The Global Parkinson's Disease market has also been witnessing the transition toward using drugs that have new...


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