November 9, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Toronto, Gaining Ground in Parkinson’s Research will focus on the future of Parkinson’s research and the importance of clinical trails and patient advocacy. The event will feature a principal investigator from the Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN), Ben Stecher, a Parkinson’s patient advocate and Dawn Richards of Clinical Trials Ontario.
Dr. Tiago Mestre, MD, MSc “Cannabis for Pain in Parkinson’s Disease – The Research Perspective” Associated Scientist with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute Dr. Mestre, the Co-Principal Investigator with Lead Investigator, Dr. Susan Fox, are conducting a pilot study to determine the safety of oils made from cannabinoids (THC and … Read More
Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Stoessl, UBC, Neurologist Researcher, this full day event will also include an introduction to Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN), presentations by Parkinson Canada researchers, sessions on advocacy & awareness, lunch and snacks.
Stronger Together Parkinson Education Event May 8 May 16 May 23 Parkinson Canada – Saskatchewan is proud to present three educational events in three different communities across Saskatchewan. Depression, Anxiety, and Apathy are some of the mental health challenges associated with Parkinson’s. Do you have questions about mental health and medications? Parkinson Canada – Saskatchewan is proud to present Psychiatric … Read More
People living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones are invited to hear experts share their knowledge on medical cannabis use in Parkinson’s care & research. Experts will provide a balanced overview of what’s known and what’s not and answer your questions on this timely subject. Invited speakers are: • Dr. Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN, University of Manitoba, Deputy Director of … Read More
This free half day event features keynote speaker David Leventhal, founding teacher and Program Director for Dance for PD®, complimentary continental breakfast and a dance class with live musicians.
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