“Begin with the end in mind.”
- Stephen Kovey
What is Needed to Properly Address Diseases of Brain Aging
How Words Shape Our World
Breaking the Artificial Barriers that Divide Brain Diseases.
Everything you need to know about somatic mutations in Parkinson's disease.
Reflections on the 2019 World Parkinson's Congress
Reflecting on the Past Three Years
A Book by Prof. Alberto Espay and Me!
on the Advantages of Being a Physician-Scientist, Pharmacogenomics, Biomarker Studies, and more
Accelerating our Understanding of Ourselves Through Open Science
Galactic Advice on Biology, the Brain, and Aging.
on Input vs. Output, the Future of Neuromodulation, and Applying Math to Brain Science
On Progress and the Age of Exploration
What would you do with $1,000,000,000 for PD?
Incremental Change or A New Approach?
The Start of a Bold New Initiative
on the Future of CRISPR and Gene Editing
on the State of Care in Africa, Stigmas, Science and Research and more
on Autophagy as a Therapeutic Target in Neurodegenerative Diseases
When Established Beliefs Confront New Hypothesis
A Brief Defense of Neurology by Prof. Andrew Lees
on the Future of Neurology
On Understanding the Nature of Complex Diseases through Systems Biology
Precision therapies are on the horizon, but are they precise enough?
On Science, Society and Everything in between
Chinese version of Triggers, Facilitators and Aggravators Hypothesis
Can Something so Subjective be Turned into Data?
Engaging Patients in Therapeutic Development
Nudging Stakeholder Interests a Little Closer Together
Rebooting Healthcare and Medical Science
Strategies to Get Back What's Lost
43 Experts Weigh in on the Most Promising Disease-Modifying Therapies in PD
The Most Important Hurdles To Getting a Drug to Market
Lessons from the Microscopic World Around Us
What the PD World is Working on
on Elephants, Intelligence, Neuromelanin, Regrowing Neurons and more
on The Divide Between Academia and Industry, Speeding Up Therapeutic Development, and more
Connecting the Dots in Parkinson's Research
Featuring an Interview with Environmental Epidemiologist Prof. Honglei Chen
The Role of Big Pharma and the Quest for a Cure
Experts Weigh in on Some of the Biggest Unresolved Questions Facing the Future of Cell Therapy
on the Fundamental Limitations of our Understanding of Biology, the Development of LRRK2 Inhibitors, and more
Reflections from an Inspiring Weekend where Parkinson's Patients and Scientists came Together to Tackle their Common Foe
on his Recent Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery and his work at 23andME.
Experts Weigh in on some of the Biggest Questions Facing the Future of Neuroimmunology
on the Benefits of Brain Training Exercises, Our Understanding of the Brain, and more
on Leveraging Social Media for Advocacy, and the Role of Patient Organizations
Some harsh truths on PD from a self-proclaimed watcher, waiter & schlepper
on the Need to Embrace Complexity and Revisit the Pathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases
on Why a Patient-Centered Approach to Research and Reform of the Academic Incentive and Reward Systems are Essential to...
on Understanding the Transcriptome, New Sequencing Techniques, the Future of Genetics, and more
on Breakthroughs in Neuroimaging, Challenges in Mapping Brain Circuitry, the Future of Brain Imaging, and more
on the Complexity of Immune Systems, the Push-back from Traditional Biology, the Future of Immunology, and more
on Patient-Centered Care, New Tools For Monitoring Health, the Need for Advocacy, and more
How Parkinson's will end and what can be done to get us there faster
on Immune Variability, Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation, the Gut-Brain Axis, and more
on Transformative Breakthroughs, Knowledge Gaps, Testing our Assumptions, and more
on What it feels like to be Microglia, How Complex their Decision Making is, and more
on his Jewish Roots, Misconceptions in Neuroscience, Synapse Formation, and more
on How far we have come, Current Molecular Targets, The Value of Animal Models, and more
on Viral Vectors, Non-invasive Approaches, the Future of Gene Therapy, and more
on Changing Perception, Patient Engagement, Influencing Research Agendas, and more
on the Past and the Future of Brain Imaging
on the Limits of Genetics, the Impact of Risk Variants on Disease, the GBA gene, and more
on the Benefits of Exercise, Improving Clinical Trials, and more
Takeaways from a Historic Summit and a Letter to the Parkinson's Community
on Natural Language Processing, Speech as a Window into the Mind, the Future of Healthcare, and more
on Self-care, N-of-1 Studies, How to Improve Healthcare Systems, and more
on the Perspective from Pharma, Failures of the Past, Changing the System, and more
on PINK1 Mutations, Drug Development, Selective Vulnerability, and more
on Interdisciplinary Research, Parkinson's Puzzle Pieces, Mistakes of the Past, and more
on Truth, the Problems with Science Publishing, Impact Factor, and more
on the Life of Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress, Bridging Silos, and more
on Understanding the Brain, Manipulating Behavior, the Future of Brain Control, and more
on What Makes us Human, Defining Brain Cells, the Brain's Immune System, and more
on Hype vs Reality, Symbiosis, how Microbes Influence our Identity, and more
on Genetic Studies, the Origins of Life, the Need for Unbiased Science and more
on Identifying Subsets, Open Science, the Role of Patients and more
on Neurogenesis, Growing Human Brains, the Life of a Cell and more
on the Field of Neuroscience, Pessimism from the Pharma Industry, Personalized Drug Development and more
on Brexit, Sub-types, the Future of Cell Replacement Therapy and more
on Loss of Function, Mitochondrial Disorders, Uncovering Puzzle Pieces and more
on Evolutionary History, Selective Vulnerability, Mitochondrial Health and more...
on Developing a Cure, Problems with Research, the Role of Patients and more
Responses to a Call for Reform in Parkinson's Disease Research
on Complexity, Big Data Analytics, and How Genomics is Changing Healthcare
on the Hallmarks of Aging, Senescence, Autophagy, and more
Nature vs. Nurture, Gene Expression, the Future of Genetic Research and more
Heart Patches, Lab Grown Organs, and the Future of Regenerative Medicine
On Misfolding Proteins, Prions, Alpha-Synuclein and More...
On Environmental Exposure And Its Impacts On Neurodegeneration
How Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing Will Transform Healthcare
On Genetics, Gene Therapy, Clinical Trials, And More
On The Future Of The Biomedical Field In China
On Definitions, Selective Vulnerability, Clinical Trials, and more
The Future Of Brain Models?
On Biomarkers, Cures, The Future Of Parkinson's Research, and more
On Environmental Exposure, Funding Science, Publishing And More
Reflections On The Global Parkinson Community And The Work Of The WPC
The Future Of The Brain, Consciousness and Artificial Intelligence
The Role Of Synthetic Biology In Building The Future
The Future Of Personalized Medicine For Neurodegeneration
Realizing The Potential Of Personalized Medicine
The Future Of Brain Machine Interfaces
Using Nutrition To Prevent And Treat Neurodegeneration.
Examining The Gut To Advance Research And Improve The Future Of Healthcare
Excerpts from the world tour (For the Chinese speaking crowd)
Communicating Science To The Masses
Barriers Holding Back Future Science Research
Experts in the field weigh in on the biggest unsolved problems in PD.
Head of a team using patient's own skin cells to treat disease.
How To Improve Medical Science
A Glimpse Into The Future Of Genetics
An Interview With A World Leader In Stem Cell Research
There's More Than You Inside You
What Chinese Medicine Has To Teach The West.
The New Age of Stem Cell Therapy
Problems With Science Today
My ongoing attempt to figure out what is going on in my head
We could be fundamentally limited in our ability to explain and make sense of the world
Neurodegeneration Happens To Everyone
My ongoing attempt to figure out what is going on in my head
The Role Of Religion And Philosophy In The Modern World
Computer Vision Is About To Take The Next Step
My Attempt To Figure Out What Is Going On Inside My Head
Artificial Intelligence Is Just The Next Step In The History Of Life On Earth
Artificial Intelligence may be the answer to our biggest problems.
The Middle Kingdom Begins To Spread Its Wings