Archive | September, 2013

Connect with us for reports from WPC

September 27, 2013

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We are excited to be traveling to the World Parkinson Congress October 1-4, 2013, in Montreal! Be sure to follow us on Facebook – be on the lookout for the #WPC2013 hastag! We’ll be posting live and sharing the latest information with our followers.

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Six ways to avoid the flu

September 26, 2013

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It is officially fall, and that means it is flu season.  Flu is a contagious disease spreads that around the US each fall and winter. Much like movement disorder symptoms, the flu impacts different people differently.  Some people get very sick and some do not.  Many of those who get very sick are people who […]

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Huntington Disease Clinical Research Symposium

September 24, 2013

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The Huntington Study Group is hosting the HD Clinical Research Symposium November 7-9, 2013. Dr. Claudia Testa is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Huntington Study Group (HSG), comprised of clinical researchers from North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South America.  She is also a member of the planning committee for […]

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Be a part of the movement to win the Fox Trial Finder Challenge!

September 17, 2013

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Be a part of the movement to win the Fox Trial Finder Challenge! The VCU PMDC is participating in the Fox Trial Finder Challenge this fall – be a part of our movement to register the most participants to win! The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is challenging clinical research sites around the country to […]

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Staying Strong with Parkinson’s Disease

September 17, 2013

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Staying Strong with Parkinson’s Disease – Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Join us as Karl Robb Author, Speaker & Young Onset Parkinsonian, shares his tips and successes living with Parkinson’s for 20 years With symptoms since he was seventeen years old, Karl was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now in his forties, he is a […]

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Fall 2013 Education Seminars

September 4, 2013

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VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center is hosting educational seminars this fall for people and families impacted by movement disorders. With a newly renovated and expanded location, the PMDC is able to host intimate education sessions and support groups.  This fall’s agenda includes sessions on deep brain stimulation (DBS) and tips for living with Parkinson’s. […]

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