Deep brain stimulation (DBS) consultation, pre-operative and post-operative care services, including programming, are now available at the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders clinical center. Dr. Kathryn Holloway and her team have extensive experience with DBS. Deep brain stimulation is a surgical intervention used to treat movement disorders such as dystonia, essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease [...]
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March 28, 2011
Dr. Jim Bennett, Center Director, shares his comments on the recent published findings of the AAV2-GAD gene therapy for advanced Parkinson’s disease trial. In the April, 2011 issue of The Lancet-Neurology, results of a double-blind, sham surgery controlled, Phase 2 study of gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease symptoms were reported. The study is compelling for [...]
March 16, 2011
The Parkinson’s Disease Center and Department of Neurology have partnered to bring Dr. Christy Ludlow to VCU to present Neurology Grand Rounds on Thursday, March 31, 2011. This event is free and open to the public. Watch archived video.
February 7, 2011
Sarah Lageman, Ph.D., VCU Parkinson’s Disease Center neuropsychologist, will present “Living Life to the Fullest: Strategies to Optimize Thinking and Coping Skills” on March 30, 2011. This event is free and open to the public. Watch archived video.