Tag: Parkinson’s Disease

Boston University supports Davis Phinney Foundation in launching new resource to encourage living well with Parkinson’s Disease

Contact: Stephanie Rotondo, (617) 353-7476, rotondos@bu.edu (Boston) – Imagine you are one of the 60,000 new U.S. cases of Parkinson’s disease diagnosed each year. Where can you turn for accurate information? How can you learn what to expect and how to make things easier? Recognizing the need to provide a roadmap for people of all […]

BUSM Researchers Identify Role of FOXO1 Gene in Parkinson’s Disease

Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary, 617-638-6841, jenny.eriksen@bmc.org (Boston) – A recent study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) revealed that the FOXO1 gene may play an important role in the pathological mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease. These findings are published online in PLoS Genetics, a peer-reviewed open-access journal published by the Public Library […]

SAR professor enhances lives of Parkinson’s patients

Sargent College Clinical Associate Professor Terry Ellis is working to further develop Every Victory Counts, in conjunction with the Davis Phinney Foundation, helping patients with Parkinson’s Disease live better for longer.  Terry’s research is focusing on observing Parkinson’s patients to better understand how their lives change as the disease progresses and what treatments sustain or […]