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April is Parkinson's Disease (PD) Month

Manon Day – Living with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease

“The Movement Disorder Clinic team offers excellent medical care and it really makes all the difference in someone’s life to be treated with humanity.”

 

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Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine is the Chief of the department of Neurology of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and a recognized national speaker in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.

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Parkinson's Disease (PD) affects 1 in every 500 people in Canada

Clinical care and research share one roof at The Neuro

 

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Movement Disorder Clinic delivers outstanding patient care

The clinic is a Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence, one of only a few in Canada

 

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Dr. Edward Fon identifies Open Science as a motor for accelerating drug discoveries

He  is the Scientific Director of The Neuro and a clinician-scientist who practices in the area of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.

 

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"Parkinson’s disease does not exist.” - Ben Stecher

Parkinson’s advocate says patients have a greater role to play in research

 

 

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Understanding PD: Dr. Heidi McBride

Her lab looks at new therapeutic approaches to treating degenerative diseases like Parkinson's.

 

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Linda Bérard - Living with PD

She is under the care of Dr. Edward Fon, a neurologist and world-class researcher in PD at The Neuro.

 

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On the hunt for a cure: Dr. Nguyen-Vi Mohamed

She grows mini-brains out of human stem cells to find a cure for Parkinson's Disease.

 

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The Neuro is Brain Research, Patient Care and Training

 

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital — The Neuro,
integrates patient care with Open Science research and training,
key to advancing science and medicine.

 

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Stories from The Neuro

Every year, The Neuro is supported by a community that is more than 4,500 strong. Together, we are building a better life for those living with a neurological disorder.

The Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital is a McGill University research and teaching institute; delivering the highest quality of care to patients, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. The Neuro is proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.