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Parkinson's Disease: Next Generation's Treatments and Technologies

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Goddard House Dinner Lecture Series - April, 2013


Parkinson's Disease: Next Generation's Treatments and Technologies


Join us for a complimentary dinner lecture and discussion with Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, MPH & Timothy Wagner, PhD.



  • Overview of Parkinson’s disease

  • Explore current and emerging treatment trends

  • Discuss diet, physical therapy, brain stimulation, cell transplants and gene therapies.

  • Emphasis on non-invasive brain stimulation, technologies, their proposed mechanisms, timelines of development and area trials


 


Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 – 7:30p.m.




Goddard House in Brookline


165 Chestnut Street Brookline, MA 02445


www.goddardhouse.org      


 


Reserve your spot!  


Seating is limited to 30


RSVP: 617-731-8500 x 105 or lchapman@goddardhouse.org


 


Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, MPH is a pioneer in the world of noninvasive brain stimulation treatments for chronic pain, Parkinson's disease, and stroke. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Neuromodulation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School.


Timothy Wagner, PhD serves as CSO of Highland Labs and is a Lecturer at MIT in the Division of Health Sciences and Technology and a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Trained at Harvard Medical School and MIT's joint Health Sciences and Technology program, his work is focused on developing technologies for treating/assisting patients with neurological disorders including Parkinson's disease and chronic pain.


About Us: Not-for-Profit Goddard House has been at the forefront of serving the needs of older adults in Massachusetts since l849, including those with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Learn more: www.goddardhouse.org

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