APDA funded research suggests new approach to understanding the basic biology of PD

APDA funded research suggests new approach to understanding the basic biology of PD

APDA-funded research conducted by Dr. Talene Yacoubian of the University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham – one of APDA’s Centers for Advanced Research – suggests a new approach to understanding the basic biology of Parkinson’s disease.

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Deep Brain Stimulation May Slow Tremor Progression

Deep brain stimulation may slow the progression of tremor if performed in early Parkinson’s disease. APDA funding is helping further the efforts to find out more. New results, published in the June 29, 2018, online issue of Neurology suggest that deep brain stimulation (DBS) may slow the progression of tremor if performed early on in […]

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The Link between Parkinson’s disease and diabetes

The Link between Parkinson’s disease and diabetes

A recent study demonstrated an association between Parkinson’s disease and diabetes. Dr. Gilbert explains why the connection between these two conditions is important and how an understanding of the relationship between Parkinson’s disease and diabetes may open up new treatment avenues for Parkinson’s disease.

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