Progress on Parkinson's Research and Treatment
Our Movement Disorder Center led by Irene Litvan, MD, is now designated as a Center of Excellence and as a Center of Care for PSP and atypical parkinsonian disorders. Find out about our progress in diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease.
News about Phase 1 Trial
In collaboration with C2N Diagnostics, Dr. Litvan has launched a Phase I clinical trial to evaluate the investigational drug C2N-8E12, an immunotherapy drug designed to bind to and remove tau protein, which is believed to build up to abnormally high levels in the brains of patients with high levels of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).
News about Phase 1 Trial
In collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dr. Litvan has launched Phase I clinical trial to evaluate the investigational drug BMS-986168, an immunotherapy drug designed to bind to and remove eTau protein (extracellular tau), which is believed to build up to abnormally high levels in the brains of patients with high levels of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).
Parkinson's Disease: Empowering the Community a Program for Patients and Families
For the 6th year, the Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health held their Parkinson's Disease Event where they shared the latest information on treatments, resources and support for people with movement disorders and their caregivers.
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Saturday March 11, 2017 from 9:30am - 4:00pm
Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego,CA 92121
World Parkinson Congress Review
The UCSD Movement Disorder Center held its World Parkinson Congress Review at the ACTRI on Saturday, December 10th. The audio and slides from the presentation can be seen in the video below.
Symposium for Health Care Professionals
The UCSD Movement Disorder Center conducted its fall symposium, "Approach to Patients with Movement Disorders" on Saturday October 1st, held at Roth Auditorium - Sanford Consortium from 7:30 am - 1:30 pm.
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The UCSD Movement Disorder Center conducted its spring symposium, "Parkinson's Disease: Empowering the Community," on March 19, 2016 from 10 - 3 p.m. at the Irwin Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, 5775 Morehouse Drive.
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Upcoming Video Rounds Schedule
Please RSVP for the Movement Disorder Video Rounds here.
Two of our recent Neurology Grand Rounds presentations focused on dystonia, a movement disorder in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.
The Parkinson & Other Movement Disorders Center at UCSD is the sponsor of two Parkinson's Disease Support Groups. The groups are uniquely structured for people with Parkinson's and their Care Partners. Learn more about the patient and caregiver support groups we have to offer at UCSD by clicking on this link.