Advancing Research

Neuro Talk: How Does Basic Research Get Us Closer to a Cure?

How can understanding the basic biology of Parkinson’s disease (PD) help us prevent Parkinson’s altogether? In our latest Neuro Talk, Parkinson's Foundation Chief Scientific Officer James Beck, PhD, discusses what basic research is and how funding researchers early in their careers can lead to scientific breakthroughs. He also highlights the role that Parkinson’s Foundation initiatives like PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease and Reach Further play in furthering PD research.

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