OHSU Offers Parkinson's Disease Treatment Update for Patients, General Public

07/22/10  Portland, Ore.

Leading scientists to discuss cutting-edge research, latest findings about Parkinson’s disease, former Trailblazer Brian Grant, who has Parkinson’s, is expected to make an appearance

WHAT: The OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon, in partnership with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, is hosting a research roundtable for patients and the general public. A panel of leading scientific experts will discuss cutting-edge research and the latest findings about Parkinson’s disease. Former NBA and Portland Trail Blazers player Brian Grant, who has Parkinson’s, is expected to make at appearance at the roundtable.

WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 1, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Vey Conference Center, 11th Floor, OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland.

DETAILS:  The event is free, but advance registration is required. To register or to obtain more information, call 503 494-7231.

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