June 06, 2019
Now FDA-approved for the treatment of tremor associated with Parkinson's disease, MR-guided focused ultrasound may be a key to relieving other motor symptoms.
March 21, 2019
Your limbs feel stiff with every movement. A lack of balance makes sitting dangerous. And constant tremors make writing impossible. This is Parkinson’s disease.
March 18, 2019
Learn about our "Get Connected" initiative for our Parkinson's Disease Community. The goal of this campaign is to provide all people with PD and their care partners with resources in the community.
Caregivers are unsung heroes. Parkinson’s disease caregivers play an important role by managing and caring for a patient. Here are six tips for the Parkinson’s Caregiver to help support the role of caregiving.
August 02, 2018
Focused ultrasound may be a method for alleviating involuntary movements caused by many Parkinson’s disease medications learn about this clinical trial and how this treatment may help.
May 24, 2017
The Penn Brain Tumor Center gives patients access to an unparalleled forum of innovative clinical trials.
August 19, 2015
Most people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) know that exercise is an important part of managing their disease. But what many do not know is what type of exercise is best. Luckily, research looking at the effects of exercise on PD has grown dramatically in the last 5 to 10 years.
April 17, 2014
Many people describe Gordon Baltuch, MD, Director of the Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, as a man of vision. This is not surprising, considering the fact that he's been developing this skill since he was a boy.
Congratulations to the 481 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2019.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.