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April 13, 2012 @ 11:42 am

Dr. Miller Chats About How Environmental Factors Influence The Development of PD

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Welcome to “PD Research: Sounds from Emory.” Next, we chat with Dr. Miller, who directs a Udall Center research project and is well known for his studies of how environmental factors, such as pesticides, influence the development of Parkinson’s disease.

For further reading about Dr. Miller's research:

"Gary Miller's Mice Have Parkinson's.  Can he cure them?"

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April 13, 2012 @ 11:33 am

Dr. DeLong, Co-Director To The Emory-Udall Center Describes The History Of Functional Neurosurgery

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Welcome to “PD Research: Sounds from Emory.” We are talking with Dr. DeLong, who is a senior neurologist at the Movement Disorder Clinic at Emory University. He is well known for his scientific work, helping to develop some of the currently used neurosurgical techniques for treating Parkinson’s disease. He is a co-director to the Emory-Udall Center. Dr. DeLong begins by describing the history of functional neurosurgery for Parkinson’s disease…

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April 13, 2012 @ 11:09 am

Dr. Factor, Director of Emory’s Movement Disorder Clinic Describes His Genetic Research

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Welcome to “PD Research: Sounds from Emory.” We are chatting with Dr. Factor, a well-known movement disorder clinician and the director of Emory’s Movement Disorder Clinic. He is a scientific advisor to the Udall Center at Emory University. Let’s listen as Dr. Factor describes his genetic research.

For further reading, Dr. Factor mentions the following article in his podcast:

Protecting Parkinson's brains

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April 13, 2012 @ 10:41 am

Dr. Thomas Wichmann Summarizes His Team’s Research on Parkinson’s Disease

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Welcome to “PD Research: Sounds from Emory.” We are chatting again with Dr. Thomas Wichmann, neurologist and lead scientist of the Udall Parkinson’s Disease Research Center at Emory University. Let's listen in as Dr. Wichmann summarizes his team's research on Parkinson's disease...

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February 28, 2012 @ 10:47 am

Dr. Thomas Wichmann Chats About Morris K. Udall Center at Emory

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Welcome to “PD Research: Sounds from Emory”. Listen in as Dr. Thomas Wichmann talks about the Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research at Emory University in Atlanta.  The Udall research centers are funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).  Dr. Wichmann is a neurologist and the principal investigator of the center.  The center’s mission is to conduct research that improves our understanding of Parkinson's disease and then to translate that knowledge into better treatments for Parkinson's disease patients.  Parkinson’s disease affects more than 1 million people in the United States and is the second-most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease.  Let's listen in on our discussion with Dr. Wichmann....

For more information about the Udall Center, visit: www.udall.emory.edu.

For further reading about the Udall Center:

"Delivering a Knockout:  Fighting Back Against Parkinson's"

"NIH Grants Emory $6.6 Million to Lead Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center"

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