News and Announcements

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.

  • Attend the Annual Patient and Family Symposium: Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease

    Join us for the Annual Patient and Family Symposium,"Living Well with Parkinson's Disease".
    Saturday, October 11, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    251 East Huron Street, Conference Room A, Chicago, IL
    Call 312-926-8400 to register

  • 2014 Cures Within Reach Research Patient Impact Award

    Drs. Tanya Simuni and Jim Surmeier were selected to receive the 2014 Cures Within Reach Research Patient Impact Award, which was presented, at the Bioscience Awards of the Midwest event on June 17, 2014.  Congratulations!

  • 05.03.2014
    Center study featured in the Chicago Sun Times for May 3, 2014.
  • 04.02.2014
    Tanya 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
  • 01.31.2014

    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.