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Ann Hanley was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at the age of 49. Parkinson's is a degenerative disease that damages and eventually destroys neurons in the brain, causing muscle rigidity and tremors, difficulty moving, unstable posture and ultimately death. Receiving the diagnosis wasn't easy, but instead of letting fear get her down, she focused her energy on lifting other Parkinson's patients up.

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Ann Hanley

Ann Hanley, Program Director for Neurorestoration has been part of the Brain Restoration Center (BRC) since it was established at the University of Kentucky. As Program Director, Ann interviews, supports and is an advocate for Parkinson’s patients. She relays research information to the Parkinson’s disease community. Ann currently serves as a Board Member for…

Dr. Craig van Horne, MD, PhD

Dr. van Horne has extensive experience in diagnosis and surgical treatment of movement disorders. His current research specializes in Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Dr. van Horne is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is…

Dr. Greg Gerhardt, PhD

Dr. Gerhardt is a tenured Professor of Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry and Electrical Engineering at the University of Kentucky Health Sciences Center (UKHSC) in Lexington, Kentucky. He has focused extensively on “bench to bedside” development of novel therapeutics and therapies for Parkinson’s disease and psychiatric disorders…

Dr. Jorge Quintero PhD

Dr. Quintero has been part of the Brain Restoration Center (BRC) at the University of Kentucky since it was established. His working relationships with preclinical scientists and clinical groups are critical to the BRC. In addition to his contributions to the clinical trials, he is a co-investigator on a retrospective/prospective study examining the clinical…

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22May
By park-research-wp
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What’s Hot in PD? Is DBS Plus a Viable Future Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease?

Over the past two decades, deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been extremely successful. It has been estimated that DBS has meaningfully helped tens...

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