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|Buck Institute study: Lithium may help halt progression of Parkinson's|
|Tuesday, June 28, 2011|
|A two-year study of the effects of lithium treatment on Parkinson's disease in mice has given researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging hope that the drug may halt brain damage in humans with the degenerative disorder.|
|Scientists build Parkinson's disease in a dish with cells from Google founder's mom|
|Monday, March 28, 2011|
|Until now, there have been no witnesses to the death of brain cells in people with Parkinson's disease.|
And like any murder mystery, this has slowed the search for the killer.
|Study at Sunnyvale Institute Links Common Pesticides to Parkinsonís Disease|
|Monday, February 14, 2011|
|Two commonly used pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, have been strongly linked to Parkinsonís disease. |
|Top Scores for Stem Cell Research|
|Tuesday, February 1, 2011|
|The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) awarded The Parkinson's Institute and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. $1.3 million for what experts consider ďone of the next frontiers in the study of genetic diseases.Ē |
|The Power of Dance|
|Thursday, January 27, 2011|
|The Lost Altos Town Crier highlights PD Dance program at The Parkinson's Institute|
|Promises for Parkinson's: Researchers' five-year study offers new hope for patients |
|Wednesday, October 20, 2010|
Hope is on the horizon for patients diagnosed with Parkinsonís disease, a degenerative disorder of the nervous system that affects one in 500 people. More than 1 million people in the United States and an estimated 6.3 million worldwide are afflicted.
| Sunnyvale research center named part of nationwide Parkinson's study|
|Monday, October 18, 2010|
Sunnyvale will soon be
the California epicenter of one of the largest Parkinson's disease
research studies, as the Michael J. Fox Foundation has named the
Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center one of 18 research centers in
its Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI). The Sunnyvale
site is the only one chosen for the study in California, and one of
three on the West Coast.
|A Diamond Creek and Charlie Trotter evening |
|Tuesday, October 12, 2010|
Attendees of the eighth annual Parkinsonís Institute in Sunnyvale fundraiser at Calistogaís Diamond Creek Vineyards last week helped raise more than $1.5 million for research into the cause, care and cure for Parkinsonís disease. The money benefits the only non-profit Parkinsonís clinical center in the country that provides treatment for neurological movement disorders.
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