Archive | July, 2011

SSI/SSDI Workshop

July 27, 2011

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The VCU Parkinson’s Disease Center is kicking off the fall seminar series with a workshop on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).  By partnering Central Virginia Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Resources for Independent Living we are able to provide this seminar at no cost. The objective of […]

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Leslie J. Cloud, M.D., M.Sc. joins the Center

July 27, 2011

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Leslie J. Cloud, M.D., M.Sc. is the newest addition to the Center’s multi-disciplinary team.  Dr. Cloud completed a two-year fellowship in Movement Disorders at Emory University in June. In addition to her medical degree, she also has a Master of Science in Clinical Research.  Her thesis research focused on gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in Parkinson’s disease […]

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Brain Tissue Resource Facility

July 7, 2011

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The Brain Tissue Resource Facility (BTRF) is an important part of the VCU Parkinson’s Disease Center.  Years of experience and efforts by the scientific community have found the experiments using cell and animal models to mimic human neurodegenerative diseases do not provide a clear picture of the disease process.  Unfortunately these experiments have not led […]

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