Centers for Advanced Research: Spotlight on Mayo Clinic

Centers for Advanced Research: Spotlight on Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida

Your support helps APDA fund eight Centers for Advanced Research across the United States, where some of the best scientists in the field are conducting cutting-edge investigations that are helping us understand what causes PD and how best to treat it, and ultimately getting us closer to a cure. 

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Spotlight on Dr. Giulietta Riboldi

Spotlight on Dr. Giulietta Roboldi

Giulietta Riboldi, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow at the Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health, is the recipient of a 2018 APDA Post-Doctoral Fellowship for her work studying how mutations in a protein called glucocerebrosidase (GBA) mutations lead to the development Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound for Tremor-predominant Parkinson’s disease

FDA approves focused ultrasound for tremor-predominant Parkinson’s disease December 19, 2018 Tremor-predominant Parkinson’s disease (PD) joins Essential tremor (ET) as an FDA-approved indication for the use of Focused ultrasound. Focused ultrasound is a technology in which beams of ultrasound waves are focused on a designated target thereby concentrating enough energy to create a small lesion. […]

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