PD & Movement Disorders Staff & Faculty Participate in Local Non-Profit Walks

Faculty and staff members of the BUMC Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center participated in two local charitable walkathons to support research and support services for people with Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. On May 31st, Center members participated in the American Parkinson Disease Association MA Chapter Virtual Optimism Walk. This annual walk, which raises funds […]

BU Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center Selected as PPMI 2.0 Site

The Boston University Medical Center Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center has been selected as a site for the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) 2.0 Study. PPMI 2.0 is a biomarker study supported by the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The PD & Movement Disorders Center has completed PPMI 1.0, and faculty and staff look forward […]

A Message to Our Patients

The physicians and staff of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center at Boston University Neurology Associates and Boston Medical Center would like to provide you with important information. COVID-19 has required adjustments in daily routines including the limitation of travel, and your health and wellbeing are our greatest concern. Telehealth Visits for New and Established […]

PD & Movement Disorders Center to Participate in 2020 APDA Virtual Optimism Walk

The Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center will participate in the 34th Annual American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter Optimism Walk for Parkinson’s on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The walk was founded by staff of the BUMC APDA Information & Referral Center 34 years ago, and the event has since […]

Welcome to Dr. Ludy Shih

We welcome Dr. Ludy Shih to the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center here at Boston University Medical Campus. Dr. Shih has been named the director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at Boston Medical Center and will be actively engaged in teaching, patient care and clinical research. Dr. Ludy Shih is board-certified in Neurology […]

3-Part Series on Parkinson’s to Take Place in Winchester, MA – Program Cancelled

**As a precaution and in light of recent recommendations regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), this program has been cancelled** The American Parkinson Disease Association Information & Referral Center, in collaboration with the Jenks Senior Center in Winchester, MA, and Assisting Hands Home Care, will be providing this free three-part informational series for people with Parkinson’s disease […]

Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, Named a Boston Top Doctor 2020

Boston Magazine has named Dr. Marie Saint-Hilaire, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, from Boston University Medical Campus, a Boston Top Doctor for the second year in a row. Dr. Saint-Hilaire is the Medical Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, as well as the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Information and Referral Center and the APDA […]

BUSM Students Present Parkinson’s Partners Poster in Miami

Jonathan Fu, Sarah Singh, and Madhav Sambhu are second-year medical students at the Boston University School of Medicine leading a student group called “Parkinson’s Partners,” through which medical students are paired with Parkinson’s patients or these “partners.” In this group, both the medical students and Parkinson’s partners conduct fun, social activities together, such as potting, […]

Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program 2020

Boston University Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center will once again host the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse faculty Program at Parkinson’s Foundation. This program established in 2010 provides faculty from undergraduate nursing programs an intensive program designed to prepare nursing students to care for people living with Parkinson’s, caregivers and families. The program will […]

FireUp PD Study starts at Boston Medical Center

Stephanie Bissonnette, DO, MPH, has initiated this study funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Through a survey, Boston Medical Center wants to understand how patients with Parkinson’s disease and their families feel about research. Click here to see a flyer with more information. Click here to participate in the online survey using the code […]