Clinical studies and the discoveries made as a result of them can profoundly affect quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s.

In this webinar on the latest Parkinson’s research and clinical trials, Dr. Kern addressed:

  • The different types of clinical studies and phases of clinical trials
  • The benefits and risks of taking part in clinical trials
  • Important information to consider before participating in a clinical trial
  • Where to learn about current clinical trials and how to apply
  • The latest Parkinson’s research and how it may affect you in the future
  • Innovations and advancements in surgical therapies for Parkinson’s
  • Novel diagnostic approaches and treatment options for Parkinson’s
  • And much more

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Your Instructor for the Webinar

Dr. Drew Kern - Davis Phinney FoundationDr. Drew Kern works in the Movement Disorders section of the University of Colorado Department of Neurology as an Assistant Professor. He received his BA and MS in Kinesiology at the University of Colorado and his MD at the University of Vermont. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and Neurology residency at the University of Colorado and served as Chief Resident in his final year.

Following residency, Dr. Kern completed a Movement Disorders fellowship at the University of Toronto. In addition to being an Assistant Professor in the Neurology department, he also serves as the Associate Director of Outpatient Services at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. His research interests include Deep Brain Stimulation and alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s.

This webinar is sponsored* by Kyowa Kirin.

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