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Parkinson's Disease Research Web - Information for Patients & Caregivers

Parkinson's Disease Highlights for Patients & Caregivers

  • Parkinson's Disease 2014 Visit the NINDS Booth at the 2014 Parkinson's Unity Walk, April 26 in Central Park, NYC.
  • NINDS Parkinson's Disease 2014 Conference: Advancing Research, Improving Lives: To inform ongoing and future efforts in PD research, the NINDS organized the “PD2014” conference (January 6-7, 2014). At this public meeting, participants assessed significant challenges and identified the highest research priorities for advancing basic, translational and clinical research on PD.  The research recommendations and access to the archived meeting webcast are available for review; a dedicated website will be posted in coming weeks.
  • NINDS PDBP on NINDS YouTube Channel: NINDS Deputy Director Dr. Walter Koroshetz and PDBP investigators Drs. Bowman, Chen-Plotkin, Dewey, Scherzer and Zhang discuss the goals and potential of the program, as well as how the community can become involved.
  • NINDS Parkinson’s Disease Biomarkers Program (PDBP): to overcome current roadblocks to better clinical trial design through improved assessment of PD progression across the disease spectrum, the NINDS PDBP will focus on building resources and supporting research that promotes the discovery of diagnostic and progression biomarkers for PD.

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Last updated April 16, 2014