Progress on Parkinson's Research and Treatment
Our Movement Disorder Center led by Irene Litvan, MD, is now designated as a Center of Excellence. Find out about our progress in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease.
News about Phase 3 trial
Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have launched a Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the drug isradipine, a calcium channel blocker often used to treat high blood pressure, as a potential new treatment for Parkinson disease (PD).
Dr. Litvan to Help Create CBD Rating Scale
CurePSP and CBD Solutions have partnered with Irene Litvan, MD (UCSD)
and Lawrence Golbe, MD (Rutgers) to develop a unified clinical rating
scale for corticobasal degeneration (CBD), to be used as a measurement
and diagnosis tool by neurologists.