New medication, Istradefylline, gets approved for Parkinson’s disease

New medication, Istradefylline, gets approved for Parkinson’s disease On August 27, 2019, pharmaceutical company Kyowa Kirin received FDA approval for Istradefylline, a new medication for Parkinson’s disease (PD) to be used as an add-on treatment to carbidopa/levodopa for those experiencing OFF episodes. (For more information on OFF periods in PD, please see this recent APDA […]

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AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION CONVENES EXPERTS TO DETERMINE PARKINSON’S DISEASE RESEARCH FUNDING AND TACKLE LACK OF DIVERSITY

AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION CONVENES EXPERTS TO DETERMINE PARKINSON’S DISEASE RESEARCH FUNDING AND TACKLE LACK OF DIVERSITY APDA Hosts Top Scientists, Researchers and Neurologists for Two Days to Evaluate Research Projects Vying for Funding and Address Lack of Diversity in PD Research & Care NEW YORK, NY, May 21, 2019 – For two days, the […]

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