16th Annual J. Stephen Fink, MD, PhD Memorial Lecture

Caroline M. Tanner, MD, PhD Presents at Boston University Medical Campus

Caroline M. Tanner, MD, PhD, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center at San Francisco Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, presented this year’s J. Stephen Fink Memorial lecture entitled “Parkinson’s Disease Etiology: Genes, Environment & Their Interactions.” Dr. Tanner, a Professor of Neurology at the University of California – San Francisco and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Research Education and Clinical Center at San Francisco Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, has conducted numerous studies in Parkinson’s and other movement disorders. Her research interests include investigations of descriptive epidemiology, environmental and genetic determinants, biomarkers, early detection, non-motor disease features and interventions for the secondary prevention, and disease modification and symptomatic treatment of movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Tanner’s presentation at this year’s Fink Memorial Lecture was greatly appreciated by all attendees.

 

Caroline Tanner, MD, PhD (center) presented at this year’s J. Stephen Fink, MD, PhD Memorial Lecture.
 
Pictured (left to right): Raymond James, BS, RN; Samuel Ellias, MD, PhD; Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC; Caroline Tanner, MD, PhD; Okeanis Vaou, MD; Cathi A. Thomas, MS, RN; Richard Myers, PhD

 

 

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