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PRF PARKINSON’S DISEASE: TREATMENTS OF THE FUTURE

02-28-2012 03:30 AM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: Parkinson Research Foundation

SIXTH ANNUAL PRF PARKINSON’S DISEASE CONFERENCE

Tampa Westshore Marriott Tampa, Florida

Monday, March 26, 2012

Program chair, Dr. Juan Sanchez-Ramos

The Parkinson Research Foundation will be presenting a conference to provide Parkinson’s disease patients and caregivers in Southwest Florida with an opportunity to learn about the latest drugs and treatments for Parkinson’s disease that will enhance their lives. A secondary objective is to provide a forum for patients and caregivers to share their concerns and successes with Parkinson’s experts and other local patients. Dr. Juan Sanchez- Ramos received his Ph.D in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of Chicago, completed his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois, College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology at the Michael Reese Hospital, University of Chicago and his fellowship at the University of Miami. Currently, Dr. Sanchez-Ramos is a professor of Neurology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and holds the Helen Ellis endowed Chair for Parkinson’s disease research. He’s the Director of Stem Cell Research, Center for Aging and Brain Repair, in Tampa, Fl. Dr. Sanchez-Ramos’s current research projects include movement disorders, the neurobiology of adult tissue stem cells, and DNA repair mechanisms in aging neurons. At the conference, he will be talking about Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and Treatments of the Future.

This 1-day program will have general session presentations throughout the day, exhibition sessions during the sponsored breaks and a question and answer session at the end of the day for full interaction and discussion between participants and speakers.

For more information about PRF or to register for this March 26, 2012 conference, please contact Ms. Rosa Seminario at rseminario@parkinsonresearchfoundation.org or call (800) 869-1551 ext. 0. Thank you for your interest and support.

The Parkinson Research Foundation is a nonprofit health organization providing Parkinson's disease research, information and advocacy. The mission of PRF is to help cure Parkinson's disease and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. To fulfill this mission, the Parkinson Research Foundation will fund research, publish scientific findings, provide funding for information and other services to people with Parkinson's disease, their families, caregivers, health care professionals and the public. PRF also expects to be actively involved in advocating for scientific research and for the rights of people with Parkinson's disease.
The money raised by PRF funds research, information programs, and advocacy and awareness efforts that will support the over one million people with Parkinson's disease in communities across America.

Parkinson Research Foundation
Rosa Seminario
8586 Potter Park Drive
Sarasota, FL 34238
phone: 941-870-4438

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