Register now for our Jan 13, 2021 webinar that will cover the topic of "Coronavirus and Parkinson's". The host will be JPD's EIC Patrik Brundin and he will be joined by a variety of eminent panelists. To register click on the visual or for more details go here
View open access special issue The findings of this research article by van der Heide et al. show how an external stressor (the COVID-19 pandemic) leads to a worsening of PD symptoms by evoking psychological distress. Published in: J. Parkinsons Dis., Vol. 10:4, 2020.
This open access review article by Erb and Moore looks at functions of LRRK2 within the endolysosomal pathway (shown in the visual). Endocytosis, vesicle trafficking pathways, and lysosomal degradation are commonly disrupted in PD. Published in: J. Parkinsons Dis., Vol. 10:4, 2020.
View open access special issue An open access special issue, edited by Bas Bloem and Patrik Brundin, reviews management strategies that can help improve quality of life of patients living with Parkinson's disease. Click image to view the issue & to read the press release, go here
PARKINSON PRIZE 2020 JPD and IOS Press are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Parkinson Prize, which recognizes outstanding contributions to PD research: Thomas Foltynie (research article) and Heiko Braak & Kelly Del Tredici (review article). Details here
Watch the Webinar Rercording Hosted by JPD, Parkinson's Movement and CPT, the "Prodromal Parkinson's" webinar took place on Sep 2, 2020. Click on the image to view the recording on the IOS Press YouTube channel! Read more about this webinar series here
View open access commentary An open access commentary that explores how COVID-19 might contribute to the expected exponential growth of PD in the coming years. Click on the image to view the press release & to read this important article go here
View open access commentary An open access commentary by Rick Hemlich and Bas Bloem has been published in JPD about the impact of COVID-19 on the Parkinson's community. Click on the image view the press release about this commentary.
This open access review article by De Mattos, et al. looks at basic molecular and cellular principles of alpha-synuclein aggregation and their connection protein quality control. Published in: J. Parkinsons Dis., Vol. 10:2, 2020.
This open access review article by Zuzuárregui and Ostrem looks at the impact of deep brain stimulation on sleep patterns and sleep disorders in PD. Published in: J. Parkinsons Dis., Vol. 10:2, 2020.
This open access review article by Barbut et al. looks at alpha-synuclein and how its overproduction in the enteric nervous system (ENS) and chronic trafficking to the CNS may damage nerves and lead to Parkinson’s disease. Published in: J. Parkinsons Dis., Vol. 9:s2, 2019.
Read the new JPD open access special issue PD 20 Years from Now – A new open access special issue of JPD (Vol.8, Iss.s1) is available that addresses where Parkinson's research & treatment will be 20 years from now. Read 19 exciting papers written by experts here