Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
- Advisory Council Grant for Junior Investigators08.17.2015
For the 2016 initiative, the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Advisory Council will award two grants of $25,000 to junior investigators. Please see the request for proposal document for more information.
Submissions are due by Friday, October 30, 2015, by 5 p.m. For additional information please contact Trupti Patel at 312-503-3320.
- 05.03.2014Center study featured in the Chicago Sun Times for May 3, 2014.
- 04.02.2014Tanya Simuni, MD, medical director of Northwestern University’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a $16 million phase III study of the safety and efficacy of the drug isradipine as a potential neuroprotective agent in Parkinson’s disease.
- Long-term Clinical Outcomes After Fetal Cell Transplantation in Parkinson Disease Implications for the Future of Cell Therapy Published in JAMA02.12.2014
Recognized for its approach to uncovering new therapeutic targets in the fight against Parkinson’s disease (PD), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine will continue that pursuit as a National Institutes of Health Center of Excellence. The only medical school to receive new or renewed designation as a Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research in 2013, Feinberg became the Midwest’s first site in 2003, and today is one of just 10 nationwide.