Dr. Gilbert Hosts: Clinical Trials & Research Participation for Parkinson’s Disease with Dr. Lisa M. Shulman
In this session of Dr. Gilbert Hosts, Dr. Lisa M. Shulman shared her expertise and answered audience questions on participation in Parkinson’s disease research studies. We also heard directly from someone living with PD who has participated in a clinical trial and learned firsthand about the experience.
Watch the broadcast now on APDA’s YouTube Channel and be sure to subscribe to the APDA YouTube channel for more informative and important resources for Parkinson’s disease:
ABOUT Lisa M. Shulman, MD
Lisa M. Shulman, MD, is a neurologist specializing in Parkinson disease, movement and memory disorders. She is the Eugenia Brin Professor of Movement Disorders, Rosalyn Newman Distinguished Scholar in Parkinson Disease, and Director of the University of Maryland Movement Disorders Center. She served as Treasurer of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and on the Board of Directors of the AAN, the American Brain Foundation and the PROMIS Health Organization. Dr. Shulman received the 2018 President’s Award from the AAN for contributions to the Academy and the neurology profession.
Dr. Shulman’s major research interest is the impact of chronic conditions such as Parkinson’s on function and quality of life. Related interests include the brain effects of emotional trauma, cognitive-behavioral disorders, health disparities, exercise, biosensors, outcomes measurement and data visualization. She served as Principal Investigator on numerous research studies and is author or editor on over 200 books, chapters and publications. She is Editor-in-Chief of 14 Brain & Life Patient Books, co-author of Parkinson’s Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families, and author of Before and After Loss: A Neurologist’s Perspective on Loss, Grief and Our Brain.