Archive | April, 2011

Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Presentation a Success!

April 20, 2011

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Parkinson’s Disease Update Course – space available

April 11, 2011

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There is still time to register for the Parkinson’s Disease Update Course on April 23, 2011! We will be taking reservations until the room fills (we have 35 seats still available) or until April 18, 2011. Register today!pdcenter@vcu.edu(804) 828-3747 Learn more about this event.

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10K Fundraiser a Success!

April 6, 2011

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Many thanks to all who supported the recent fundraiser for the VCU Parkinson’s Disease Center.  Thirty-two community members participated in the Monument Avenue 10K race, raising over $50,000 for the Center!  The Center would like to recognize the efforts of Alice Livingston, daughter of Mover and Shaker David Reynolds, who initiated the fundraiser. The entire […]

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James Parkinson, the Man and the Disease Named After Him

April 1, 2011

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In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month this April, Dr. Jim Bennett has written an essay about James Parkinson. The son of a London “chemist” (pharmacist), James Parkinson was an early nineteenth century suburban London physician who in some ways is the victim of the eponym.  He was much more than the describer of a movement […]

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