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The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) announces its 2018 Board of Directors. George A. Keepers, MD, Carruthers Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, has been named Board Chair. Laurie Gutmann, MD,...
MDF FUNDS EXPANSION OF THE DMCRN $700,000 NEW GRANT AWARD MDF, in partnership with the Wyck Foundation and other donors, has announced $700,000 in funding to support a new natural history and genetic modifier study at sites in the Myotonic Dystrophy Clinical Research Network (DMCRN), and to expand...
Deep Brain Stimulation's Added Parkinson's Benefits From: http://www.thedoctorwillseeyounow.com/content/mind/art5453.html Charlotte LoBuono Parkinson's patients' movement improves with DBS. The procedure may be life-changing for cognition, too. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative nerve...
By Kasra Zarei Huntington’s disease is an incurable, fatal genetic brain disorder that creates major emotional, social, and mental tsunamis in the lives of patients and their friends and families. Because of its inheritance pattern, Huntington’s is a classic family disease in which there is a 50...