Podcast: Immune System’s Role in Parkinson’s

Monday, 8 July 2019

The immune system is supposed to keep us healthy, but in Parkinson’s it may be too much of a good thing. MJFF Contributing Editor Dave Iverson moderates a conversation with MJFF CEO Todd Sherer, PhD, and Jeff Bronstein, MD, PhD,…

Podcast – Putting the Parkinson’s Puzzle Together

Monday, 13 August 2018

In the latest podcast from The Michael J. Fox Foundation,  contributing Editor Dave Iverson talks with Mark Frasier, PhD, Senior Vice President of Research Programs at The Michael J. Fox Foundation discusses how scientists are piecing together the many factors…

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…