Living with PD

CBS interview of Actor Michael J. Fox about Parkinson’s Disease

Actor Michael J. Fox is known to millions for the “Back to the Future” films and the TV series “Family Ties” and “Spin City.” But for the past two decades it’s been his battle with Parkinson’s disease, and his search for a cure, that may have generated the most attention. Looking back, he tells anchor …

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UCSD Recruiting People with Parkinson’s Disease

UCSD RECRUITING PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE TO BE INTERVIEWED ABOUT THEIR VIEWS ABOUT STEM CELL CLINICAL TRIALS   This study will provide useful information for the eventual approval of stem cell trials Laura Rogers, doctoral candidate, and John Evans, Professor, are from the Sociology Department at the University of California, San Diego. They are conducting …

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The Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium – UCSD

The purpose of the Dementia with Lewy Bodies Consortium is to develop a collection of samples from individuals diagnosed with lewy body dementia (DLB) or lewy body dementia/MCI who will be followed over time. The consortium will collect detailed clinical information, biospecimens, and imaging data. Led by top leaders in the field, this consortium will …

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Parkinson’s Association of San Diego Launches New ‘Good Start Program’

February 19, 2018 Parkinson’s Association of San Diego Launches New “Good Start Program” Educational Seminars for Newly Diagnosed Parkinson’s Patients The Parkinson’s Association of San Diego is initiating a new “Good Start Program”, a comprehensive educational seminar designed for recently diagnosed patients and their care partners. These 2-hour sessions include a 90-minute presentation followed by …

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Empowerment Resources

https://vimeo.com/246672967?loop=0Thank You Attendees, Sponsors, and Presenters On December 1st, the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego, in conjunction with its partners and sponsors, held a full day of presentations, education, and exhibits about Parkinson’s disease. Over 300 people attended and evaluations indicate that it was a tremendous success!   Thank you for your support of this event. …

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