Gene Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
William Marks, M.D. serves as the Director of the San Francisco VA Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center. Dr. Marks is also the Director of Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders and Professor of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco. In this webisode, he presents a review of some of the developing medical science in gene therapy and discusses why some of the experimental approaches of today offer hope for new, practical treatments for Parkinson’s tomorrow. Dr. Marks goes on to offer thoughts on how people living with Parkinson’s can take practical information away from the research and apply it now to make the most of every day.