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The Parkinson’s Research Podcast: New Discoveries in Neuroscience

In this podcast, The Michael J. Fox Foundation brings you right to the cutting edge of neuroscience to discuss the latest discoveries in the field, with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.


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    Episode 17: Developing Interventions to Improve Gait and Increase Physical Activity in Parkinson’s Disease with Gammon Earhart

    Dr. Gammon Earhart discusses how she and collaborators are conducting studies on different approaches, including a mobile health application, self-generated rhythmic cues in the form of singing, and…
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    Episode 16: Studying Basal Ganglia Circuits and Developing Deep Brain Stimulation Protocols for Longer-Lasting Effects with Aryn Gittis

    Dr. Aryn Gittis discusses her research examining how the activity of specific basal ganglia circuits relates to motor control in both health and pre-clinical models of movement disorders like…
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    Episode 15: Innovative Fellowship Program is Training Tomorrow's Parkinson's Leaders with Rachel Dolhun

    The Edmond J. Safra Foundation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation created the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders with the goal of growing the global base of movement disorders…
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    Episode 14: Evidence Linking Parkinson's Disease Risk and Environmental Exposure to Trichloroethylene (TCE) with Sam Goldman

    Dr. Sam Goldman discusses his research on environmental risk factors for Parkinson’s disease, focusing on recently published studies examining Parkinson's disease risk in veterans at Camp…
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    Episode 13: New Advances in Neurosurgical Interventions for Parkinson's Disease with Doris Wang

    With new technology and an ever-expanding understanding of the function of the nervous system and the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease, neurosurgical interventions are becoming more…
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    Episode 12: Accelerating Discovery by Developing and Distributing Research Tools with Nicole Polinski

    Our guest Dr. Nicole K. Polinski, Director of Research Resources at The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research discusses her role in the organization, the wide variety of tools available…
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If you’re a scientist, clinician or industry professional interested in gaining in-depth insights into the latest advances in basic science, translational research and clinical trials for new therapies and therapeutics, this show is for you. Our host Dr. Marie McNeely interviews experts on topics such as the impacts of genetics, mechanisms of neurodegeneration, neuroimaging, biomarkers, diagnostics, applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence, drug development, novel treatment technologies and more. Subscribe to stay up to date on key developments in neuroscience, neurology, neurodegeneration and Parkinson’s disease research. 

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