New resources offer advice from those in the know

Learning you’ve got a chronic neurodegenerative disease like Parkinson’s can be a shocking and very emotional experience, especially when you are not yet 30 years old. Even at 40 or 50, it can wreak havoc on your future plans – physically, mentally, financially, socially and emotionally. That’s why Parkinson Society Canada has funded two educational … Read more

Transplantation for Parkinson’s disease – Don’t count it out yet!

By Dr. Harold Robertson Transplantation for treatment of Parkinson’s disease has not been as widely discussed as it once was, but don’t count it out yet! During the past decade there has been increasing evidence that early diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease will be important in the future. One area where early diagnosis will … Read more

Dr. Ronald Postuma appointed Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

Parkinson Society Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ronald Postuma as the Chair of its National Research Program Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Postuma is a neurologist and assistant professor at McGill University, and author of two booklets on the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, one for physicians and one for people … Read more