What is the Parkinsons Disease summer fellowship program??
Program Description: Summer Fellowships of $4000 will be awarded to medical students to perform active supervised laboratory clinical research on Parkinsons Disease, its nature, manifestation, etiology and treatment.
Are there additional classes for people with Parkinson’s disease??
Additional classes are added regularly, so keep checking back. Dance for PD ®, administered by the renowned Mark Morris Dance Group, offers specialized dance classes to people with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and care partners.
Which exercise modalities have been studied in Parkinson's disease (PD)??
A third exercise modality that has been studied in PD is dance. A number of studies have shown benefits both for motor and non-motor symptoms of PD. For example, in one small study, 15 patients with PD participated in dance classes, twice weekly for twenty weeks, and were compared to a control group that received usual care.
What is the new Parkinson’s nurse course??
Designed by Parkinson’s nurse specialists to help other nurses better understand how to deliver comprehensive care to people living with PD, this new course is designed especially for nurses, who are often one of the first points of contact for people living with PD.