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According to a recent survey conducted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation, only half of U.S. adults are aware that reduced sense of smell can be a precursor to brain disease.

Podcast: Sniff Test for Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Listen to this Podcast Lack of objective tests to diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD) challenges drug development and patient care. While scientists are looking to pinpoint PD earlier through skin and spinal fluid, there is also promising research on some less…

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Podcast: Discussing the Ceregene Clinical Trial Results

Saturday, 4 May 2013

In this podcast, MJFF Contributing Editor Dave Iverson reports on recent disappointing clinical trial results of San Diego-based biotech Ceregene’s trophic factor therapy CERE-120. For perspective on what the results mean for CERE-120 and trophic factors moving forward, Iverson speaks withWilliam…

Podcast: Limiting On-Off Periods in Parkinson’s Medications

Monday, 12 March 2012

While levodopa is the gold standard therapy for Parkinson’s disease (PD), current delivery methods have their limitations. Many patients who take it experience “off” periods, when the medication’s effects wear off before they are ready to take their next dose, leaving…