Wellness Talks at the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center - Parkinson’s Disease

Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center
Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Ave., Second Floor, New York, NY 10021

Claire Henchcliffe, M.D., Ph.D.

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement.   Symptoms start gradually, often with a slight tremor in just one hand.   The disorder also frequently causes stiffness or slowing of movement due to rigid muscles.  The causes may be genetic and/or due to exposure to toxins.  To learn what we do know about the disease, its treatment, and what research is being done, please join us at a presentation where Dr. Henchcliffe, Director of the Parkinson’s Institute, Vice Chair for Clinical Research in Neurology , Chief,  Neurodegenerative Disorders  at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine, will discuss the exciting impact stem cell and other research may have on this disease, that affects nearly a million Americans and is diagnosed in about 60,000 new patients in the U.S. each year.

Free admission // RSVP required: (646) 962-5303

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurology 525 E. 68th St.
PO Box 117
New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6575