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Boston University Researchers present abstracts at the 13th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in June

Efficacy of self-management rehabilitation on quality of life outcomes in Parkinson’s disease 
Authors: L. Tickle-Degnen, T. Ellis, M. Saint-Hilaire, C.A. Thomas, R.C. Wagenaar     

Effectiveness of an inpatient movement disorders program for patients with Parkinson’s disease and predictors of rehabilitation outcome 
Authors: T. Ellis, D.I. Katz, T.J. DePiero, D.K. White, C.L. Hehl, A. Leonard, V. Allen, K. Griffith, J. Dentino, M. Gardner, H. Phenix, K. Wilford, A.D. Hohler, M. Saint-Hilaire 
Screening for orthostatic hypotension in patients with Parkinson’s disease may help to decrease morbidity and mortality: Database analysis from acute rehabilitation facility 
Authors: K. Wilford, A. Leonard, T. Ellis, J. DePiero, D. Katz, A. Hohler 
Task-specific bilateral arm freezing in subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN DBS) in Parkinson’s disease (PD) 
Authors: S.A. Ellias 
Wearable sensor system for monitoring motor function in Parkinson patients 
Authors: S.H. Roy, H.S. Nawab, D.L. Gilmore, S. Chang, B.T. Cole,
C.A. Thomas, M.-H. Saint-Hilaire, J.F. Jabre, C.J. De Luca 

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