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Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

By: Kiersten Lenas & Kara Watford Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a therapeutic surgical procedure that is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), essential tremor, and other movement disorders […]

Michael J. Fox Advocates for the Future of Parkinson’s Disease

Michael J. Fox Advocates for the Future of Parkinson’s Disease

Published: Oct 3rd, 2016

Michael J. Fox is an actor famously known for playing Marty McFly in Back to the Future. In 1991, Fox was diagnosed with Young-Onset Parkinson’s Disease at the age of […]

UAD in Spain

Published: Oct 15th, 2015

Dr. Karen Hegland, along with UAD Columbia University collaborators Dr. Michelle Troche and Dr. Alex Brandimore, presented their original research at the recent meeting of the International Society for the […]

Dr. Karen Hegland in the ‘Spotlight’

Published: Jan 23rd, 2015

Dr. Karen Hegland is featured in the PHHP ‘spotlight’ series this month. The spotlight series seeks to highlight faculty accomplishments and contributions to the college and university.  Dr. Hegland hopes […]

Voice and speech changes in Parkinson’s disease: “Speak up!” Or “Get your hearing checked!”

Published: Nov 4th, 2014

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder that affects the coordination and control of movement, and commonly has significant consequences on voice and speech. Speech and communication often get […]