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Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease

Learn more about nutrition and weight management in Parkinson’s by joining a one-hour Parkinson’s Foundation online seminar led by John Eric Duda, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence  and Director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how dietary choices can affect symptom control in Parkinson’s.
  • Discuss how the gut microbiome may be involved in PD.
  • Explore the possibility that sound nutritional choices may provide disease-modifying effects in PD.

John Eric Duda, M.D.

Dr. Duda is Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania and Director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education & Clinical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Duda’s research focuses on understanding the role of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers, which have been published in journals that include JAMA, Science, Neuron, and The New England Journal of Medicine and Neurology. He currently serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders.

Dr. Duda received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University and his bachelor of science degree in psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He completed a residency in neurology at Hahnemann/MCP University Hospital and a fellowship in the neuropathology of neurodegenerative disease at the University of Pennsylvania.

Event Date

Fees

FREE

Learn more about nutrition and weight management in Parkinson’s by joining a one-hour Parkinson’s Foundation online seminar led by John Eric Duda, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence  and Director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how dietary choices can affect symptom control in Parkinson’s.
  • Discuss how the gut microbiome may be involved in PD.
  • Explore the possibility that sound nutritional choices may provide disease-modifying effects in PD.

John Eric Duda, M.D.

Dr. Duda is Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania and Director, Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education & Clinical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Duda’s research focuses on understanding the role of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers, which have been published in journals that include JAMA, Science, Neuron, and The New England Journal of Medicine and Neurology. He currently serves on the editorial board of Movement Disorders.

Dr. Duda received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University and his bachelor of science degree in psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He completed a residency in neurology at Hahnemann/MCP University Hospital and a fellowship in the neuropathology of neurodegenerative disease at the University of Pennsylvania.

Fee(s): 
FREE
Event Date Min: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017