Graduate Student Research Program Award Winners Announced

The Parkinson’s Medical Reception took place April 11, 2017 at Michaels on the Thames in celebration of World Parkinson’s Day.  The 2017 Graduate Student Research Program awards were announced by MC Cheryl Miller:

Thea Knowles – Western – Supervisor:  Dr. Scott Adams
Project:  A comparison of voice amplifiers and personal communication systems in individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
$20,000

Olivia Samotus – Western – Supervisor:  Dr. Mandar Jog
Project:  Investigating spinal cord stimulation for treating gait impairments in advanced Parkinson’s disease patients.
$20,000

Andrew Vo – Western – Supervisor:  Dr. Penny MacDonald
Project:  Evolution of cognitive symptoms and effects of dopamine replacement therapy in Parkinson’s disease: A pharmacological MRI investigation.
$10,000

Thank you to all our applicants.