Join us on Wednesday, September 28th via Zoom as we host Alice Chen-Plotkin, Parker Family Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and Maggie Kuhl, Vice President, Research Engagement of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research as they explore current research and new findings from the Parkinson's Progressive Markers Initiative launched in 2010.
Find out more about PPMI's comprehensive approach and mechanisms for giving information back to the participants to help guide decision-making in the care and treatment of Parkinson's.
Alice Chen-Plotkin is the Parker Family Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate and English literature major at Harvard University, she began her scientific training as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. She subsequently joined the faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she leads a research group studying the neurodegenerative diseases and maintains a clinical practice caring for Parkinson's Disease patients. She has won top awards from both the American Academy of Neurology (Jon Stolk Award, 2014) and the American Neurological Association (Derek Denny Brown Award, 2018) for her translational research efforts.
Maggie Kuhl is Vice President of Research Communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation. She develops strategy and directs programs that convey the objectives and promise of Parkinson’s research for varied audiences. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2013, Maggie worked in communications and media relations at the National Institutes of Health. She has a degree in journalism and studied public health at the University of Maryland.
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