Gaining Ground in Parkinson's Research – Toronto, ON

Alison LiEvent - Education

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 – Cannabis for Pain in Parkinson’s Disease

web.project@parkinson.caEvent - Education

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

The Victory Summit® – Ottawa

web.project@parkinson.caEvent - Community, Event - Education

On Saturday, October 5th, 2019, join Parkinson Canada and our partner, the Davis Phinney Foundation, for The Victory Summit® Parkinson’s symposium in Ottawa. This national educational event is a moving day of information and inspiration, featuring dynamic presentations from leading movement disorder neurologists and therapists from across the country. It’s an upbeat, fast-paced event of community and connection, filled with … Read More

Saskatchewan Education May Events

web.project@parkinson.caEvent - Education

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

May 1, 2019- Medical Cannabis and Parkinson’s: What’s Known and What’s Not –

danielle.blain@parkinson.caEvent - Education

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