Archive | February, 2015

Dystonia research study

February 24, 2015

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The VCU PMDC is serving as a research site for an observational research project that aims to learn more about the causes of dystonia and how the symptoms may progress over time. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and diagnosed with a primary dystonia to be eligible to participate. This project is sponsored […]

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HD Program Designated Center of Excellence

February 24, 2015

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The VCU PMDC Huntington Disease program has been designated a Center of Excellence by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Our program is one of 29 selected nationwide for this prestigious designation, reserved for programs committed to collaborative, multidisciplinary care for HD affected families. Huntington Disease (HD) is an inherited neurodegenerative disease.  HD is most […]

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4 things to consider when selecting a physician

February 16, 2015

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Finding the right movement disorders neurologist to manage your care can be an overwhelming task.  Here are 4 things to consider when selecting a physician: Does the doctor (or practice) accept your insurance?  What will the out-of-pocket costs be? How far is the doctor from your home?  How far are you willing to travel? Do […]

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Special Announcement

February 9, 2015

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Over the last six years we have been honored to have Dr. James Bennett serve as the founding director of the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center. Dr. Bennett recently announced his retirement, effective at the end of June 2015. He will continue to see patients through April 2015, and our other neurologists are available […]

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K on 5/2/15

February 3, 2015

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