The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program (VNF) will take place at the Boston University Medical Center Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center on August 4-7, 2014.
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David G. Standaert, MD, PhD to present at 11th Annual J. Stephen Fink, MD, PhD Memorial Lecture on November 26thWednesday, November 20th, 2013
Boston University School of Medicine Department of Neurology presents:
The 11th Annual J. Stephen Fink, MD, PhD Memorial Lecture
Neuroinflammatory Mechanisms in Parkinson’s Disease
David G. Standaert, MD, PhD
John N. Whitaker Professor & Chair
Department of Neurology, Univerity of Alabama at Brimingham
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 8:00am
Boston University Medical Campus
72 East Concord Street, L110
Medical School Building, 1st Floor
Breakfast reception to follow in Evans Seminar Room in the Evans Building.
Dr. Samuel Frank, Associate Professor of Neurology and Movement Disorder Specialist at BUMC, will present Movement Disorders – What are They? on Friday, September 13, 2013 at the YMCA Cape Cod in West Barnstable, MA. Seating begins at 10:30am and the program will run from 11:00am to 12:30pm. This presentation is the third session of the Parkinson Support Network of Cape Cod 2013 Educational Series.
The 27th Annual APDA Massachusetts Parkinson Walkathon will begin on Sunday, June 9th at 12:00 noon at Reebok International Headquarters in Canton, MA. For details, visit the Walkathon homepage to join the walk, create a team, or make a contribution. Last year’s Walkathon raised over $135,000 for Parkinson’s research.
Please contact the Information & Referral Center at (800) 651-8466 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Dr. Richard H. Myers to present at 18th Annual “Alan Tarin” Winchester Parkinson Symposium on June 6thFriday, April 26th, 2013
On Thursday, June 6th from 10:00am to noon, Richard H. Myers, PhD, Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, will present Advances in Genetic Research in Parkinson’s Disease.
To see the program flyer, please click here. For more information and to RSVP, contact the APDA Information & Referral Center at 800-651-8466 or email@example.com. Registration is required for this event.
The Parkinson’s Disease Family Caregiver Evening will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Faculty from Boston University, Boston Medical Center, and other organizations will provide current information and resources to assist in providing care to family members or friends.
Please click here to view the program brochure. For more information and registration, contact the APDA Information & Referral Center at 800-651-8466 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is required for this program.
The Good Start Program is a two part series presented by a team of Parkinson’s disease specialists from Boston University and Boston University Medical Center. This program is designed for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the last two years and their families. Participants will receive up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatment, and resources.
There is no cost for participation in this program, however registration is required. For more information, click here to see the program brochure. To register, contact 800-651-8466 or email@example.com.
The American Parkinson Disease Association Information & Referral Center at Boston University Medical Center presents the New England Regional Biennial Parkinson’s Conference. This two-day Conference will take place in Sturbridge, Massachusetts on November 4 & 5, 2012.
To view the save-the-date, please click here. More information will be available soon.
Movement Disorder Center Social Worker Allyson Gormley, LICSW was selected by the Huntington’s Disease Society of American to receive a grant. This was provided by Lundbeck to attend the HDSA Professional Training Day specifically designed for social workers. The Professional Training Day was one part of the HDSA Annual Convention. Allyson met with other social workers from around the country. The day provided opportunity to address the specific support needs of individuals and families living with Huntington’s disease. Here at Boston University Medical Campus/Boston Medical Center, Allyson coordinates the Huntington’s Disease Clinic. Dr. Samuel Frank, the Huntington’s Disease Clinic Medical Director, also attended this convention and presented Clinical Trials Diplomat Training.
BUMC faculty present at the 16th Annual International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease & Movement DisordersWednesday, July 11th, 2012
BUMC Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center faculty presented the following research studies at the 16th Annual International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Marie Saint-Hilaire, Dr. Anna Hohler, Cathi Thomas, MS, RN, and Terry Ellis, PhD, PT, NCS participated in this Congress.
A comparison of adverse events with monoamine oxidase inhibitors and catechol-o-methyl transferase inhibitors in combination with levodopa for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
R. Zhang, A.D. Hohler, M. Saint-Hillaire
SCA28: A novel gene mutation and clinical presentation in the oldest reported patient.
E.K. Orehek, A.D. Hohler
Feasibility of virtual exercise coach to promote walking in community dwelling persons with Parkinson’s disease
T.D. Ellis, N.K. Latham, T.R. DeAngelis, C.A. Thomas, M. Saint-Hillaire, K.L. Hendrom, T. Bickmore
Visual hallucinations in photographs of visual hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease.
O. Vaou, M. Saint-Hilaire, J. Friedman
The social self-management of Parkinson’s disease in daily life.
L. Tickle-Degnen, C. Thomas, M. Saint-Hilaire, E. Naumova, N. Ambady, T. Ellis, R. Wagenaar
Treatment of orthostatic hypotension in patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease or atypical parkinsonism improves motor, balance, and cognitive function.
D.E. Amariei, A.D. Hohler, D.I. Katz, T.J. DePiero, C.L. Hehl, A. Leonard, V. Allen, J. Dentino, M. Gardner, H. Phenix, M. Saint-Hilaire, T. Ellis