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Parkinson‘s and Technology Series of Events

Follow-up Special Interest Group on Parkinson’s & Technology (SIGP@T) & Dundee Research Interest Group (DRIG) Since James Parkinson’s essay on the shaking palsy, written over 200 years ago, many advances have been made. There are however open issues regarding Parkinson’s disease: the cause (still unclear), diagnosis (one of the most misdiagnosed conditions), treatment (still predominantly […]

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A Personal Reflection after the Series of Events

How it all started I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2009 and I did not know much about the illness then. Several years later not much had changed, when I got the opportunity to participate in the 2013 WPC (World Parkinson Congress) in Montreal. The sheer size of the event with 3500 participants, many of […]