21 June 2023
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Editors-in-Chief Bas Bloem, MD, PhD, and Lorraine Kalia, MD, PhD, proudly announce Journal of Parkinson's Disease (JPD) has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Being included in the DOAJ is a significant milestone as it means that JPD meets the rigorous standards of the DOAJ's evaluation process, which assesses the quality, openness, and transparency of open access journals.
23 March 2023
Healthcare professionals recommend adding “hopamine” as a prerequisite for personalized medicine. Based on the personal experiences of Marina Noordegraaf, a commentary published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, proposes that adding “hopamine” to the therapeutic mix can contribute to the empowerment of persons with Parkinson's disease.
14 March 2023
Trichloroethylene (TCE), a chemical used for decaffeinating coffee and dry cleaning clothes, is linked to Parkinson's disease and known to cause cancer, miscarriages, and heart disease. Millions of people are exposed to TCE through contaminated groundwater and indoor air pollution, increasing their risk of developing Parkinson's.
16 December 2022
The Journal of Parkinson’s Disease and its publisher IOS Press are proud to announce the two articles that have won the 2022 Parkinson Prize. The authors of these articles are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of Parkinson’s disease (PD) research. Recipients of the award are co-authors Thomas G. Beach, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, and Charles H. Adler, MD, PhD, FAAN, Mayo Clinic Arizona (basic research article), and Simon Stott, PhD, Cure Parkinson’s (clinical research article).
1 December 2022
Amsterdam, NL – In this special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, “The Immune System in Parkinson’s Disease,” experts highlight the latest research breakthroughs on the links between immune activation and neuroinflammation and Parkinson’s disease (PD) and discuss the challenges and novel therapeutic strategies targeting the immune system with the hope of reducing or reversing neurodegeneration.
18 October 2022
Amsterdam, October 20, 2022 – The Journal of Parkinson’s Disease (JPD), published by IOS Press, is pleased to announce that beginning in January 2023, JPD will transition to a Gold Open Access publication. This means that all articles published after that date will be immediately and permanently freely available online for readers to view, download, share, and reuse, and will enable authors to comply more easily with funder and institutional mandates.
17 June 2022
Neurologist Bas Bloem, MD, PhD, FRCPE of Radboud University Medical Center receives this year’s Stevin Prize of the Dutch Research Council (NWO). The Stevin Award is the highest distinction in science for a researcher in the Netherlands who has achieved particular success in the area of knowledge utilization for society. Prof. Bloem is the recipient of this award for the social impact of his research into this common and debilitating disorder.
20 May 2022
The Journal of Parkinson’s Disease is pleased to announce the appointment of new co-Editor-in-Chief, Lorraine V. Kalia, MD, PhD, FRCPC. Dr. Kalia joins co-Editor-in-Chief Bas Bloem, MD, PhD, FRCPE, and an eminent international editorial board, who are dedicated to the continuing success of the world’s leading journal in Parkinson’s research.
10 May 2022
Although there is a growing trend to involve patients in clinical research, specific guiding principles for engaging individuals with Parkinson’s disease have not been established. The authors of this Call to Action emphasize the value of incorporating patient perspectives in clinical Parkinson’s disease studies and recommend how to include patient researchers effectively.
14 April 2022
We share the news that Patrik Brundin, MD, PhD has decided to step down as co-Editor-in-Chief (EIC), of the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, with immediate effect, following his acceptance of a new position at Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development. As a consequence of his moving away from academia, he now steps down from the journal to prevent any form of conflict of interests.