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World Parkinson’s Day

April 11, 2022 | Worldwide

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April PD-Awareness-Month

Dear colleague,

In honor of April being Parkinson’s Awareness Month, with World Parkinson Day on April 11, we are especially pleased to share the content of the new issue of the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease with you on this day. In order to create awareness of the outstanding Parkinson’s disease (PD) research happening globally, we invite you to forward the newsletter to your fellow researchers, friends, and colleagues. Also highlighted in this mailing: news about an upcoming WPC Research Spotlight that focuses on the use of stem cells for treating PD; and details of the free 2022 INSIGHT into PD event taking place this week at which a number of the JPD audience will be participating.

Be sure to keep an eye on the journal’s social media feed on Facebook and Twitter to be kept up to date about featured JPD content.

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Volume 12, Issue 3 / 2022 Highlighted Articles

Review Article 
Urinary Tract Infection in Parkinson’s Disease – Open Access 
Hogg, Elliot | Frank, Samuel | Oft, Jillian | Benway, Brian | Rashid, Mohammad Harun | Lahiri, Shouri

Systematic Reviews 
The Placebo Response in Double-Blind Randomised Trials Evaluating Regenerative Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 
Polgar, Stephen | Buultjens, Melissa | Wijeratne, Tissa | Finkelstein, David I. | Mohamed, Sheeza | Karimi, Leila

Efficacy and Safety of Opicapone for Motor Fluctuations as an Adjuvant to Levodopa Therapy in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Open Access 
Kwak, Nayoung | Park, Jinyoung | Kang, Hye-Young | Lee, Myung-Jun | Suh, Jae Kyung | Lee, Hankil

Self-Reported Visual Complaints in People with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review – Open Access 
van der Lijn, Iris | de Haan, Gera A. | Huizinga, Famke | van der Feen, Fleur E. | Rutgers, A. Wijnand F. | Stellingwerf, Catherina | van Laar, Teus | Heutink, Joost

Article Commentary 
The Promise of Mendelian Randomization in Parkinson’s Disease: Has the Smoke Cleared Yet for Smoking and Parkinson’s Disease Risk? 
Ritz, Beate R. | Kusters, Cynthia D.J.

Early-Onset Parkinson’s Disease and Brain Iron Accumulation Caused by a Novel Homozygous DJ-1 Mutation 
Lin, Rong-Rong | Tao, Qing-Qing | Wu, Zhi-Ying

Parkinson’s Disease Progression and Statins: Hydrophobicity Matters 
Lewis, Mechelle M. | Albertson, Richard M. | Du, Guangwei | Kong, Lan | Foy, Andrew | Huang, Xuemei

Intraperitoneal Administration of Forskolin Reverses Motor Symptoms and Loss of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons in PINK1 Knockout Rats – Open Access 
Vazquez-Mayorga, Emmanuel | Grigoruta, Mariana | Dagda, Raul | Martinez, Bridget | Dagda, Ruben

Subcortical Iron Accumulation Pattern May Predict Neuropsychological Outcomes After Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation: A Pilot Study 
Brown, Gregory | Du, Guangwei | Farace, Elana | Lewis, Mechelle M. | Eslinger, Paul J. | McInerney, James | Kong, Lan | Li, Runze | Huang, Xuemei | De Jesus, Sol

Longitudinal Study of SNCA Rep1 Polymorphism on Executive Function in Early Parkinson’s Disease 
Tan, Yi Jayne | Saffari, Seyed Ehsan | Zhao, Yi | Ng, Ebonne Y.L. | Yong, Alisa C.W. | Ng, Samuel Y.E. | Chia, Nicole S.Y. | Choi, Xinyi | Heng, Dede | Neo, Shermyn | Xu, Zheyu | et al..

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Most Read JPD Articles in March 2022

Listing articles published only in 2021 and 2022 so you can read the most popular recent content

Presence of Skin α-Synuclein Deposits Discriminates Parkinson’s Disease from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Syndrome (Research Article in Vol.12, Iss.2, 2022) – Open Access (View Press Release
Giannoccaro, Maria Pia | Avoni, Patrizia | Rizzo, Giovanni | Incensi, Alex | Infante, Rossella | Donadio, Vincenzo | Liguori, Rocco

A Practical Approach to Early-Onset Parkinsonism (Review Article in Vol.12, Iss.1, 2022) – Open Access 
Riboldi, Giulietta M. | Frattini, Emanuele | Monfrini, Edoardo | Frucht, Steven J. | Di Fonzo, Alessio

Monoamine Oxidase-B Inhibitors for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: Past, Present, and Future (Review Article in Vol.12, Iss.2, 2022) – Open Access 
Tan, Yu-Yan | Jenner, Peter | Chen, Sheng-Di

T Lymphocytes in Parkinson’s Disease (Review Article in pre-press, 2022) – Open Access 
Contaldi, Elena | Magistrelli, Luca | Comi, Cristoforo

Parkinson’s Disease Drug Therapies in the Clinical Trial Pipeline: 2021 Update (Review Article in Vol.11, Iss.3, 2021) – Open Access 
McFarthing, Kevin | Rafaloff, Gary | Baptista, Marco A.S. | Wyse, Richard K. | Stott, Simon R. W.

The Role of Pathogens and Anti-Infective Agents in Parkinson’s Disease, from Etiology to Therapeutic Implications (Review Article in Vol.12, Iss.1, 2022) – Open Access 
Shen, Si | Zhang, Chan | Xu, Yu-ming | Shi, Chang-he

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World Parkinson Coalition: News

Next Research Spotlight Event

The next World Parkinson Coalition (WPC) event that you can sign up for is the talk by Malin Parmar, PhD and Agnete Kirkeby, PhD that is happening in May!

Stem Cells for Treating PD – Hope or Hype? 
May 25, 2022 | 11:00 ET, 16:00 GMT, 17:00 CEST | Online 
Spotlight on the research of Malin Parmar, PhD and Agnete Kirkeby, PhD (Register)

The research of these two experts in the field focuses on stem cell research and studies of human neural development and discussion will cover investigations of treatments for PD. This is the latest in the series featuring outstanding scientists from various countries who talk about a wide range of very exciting research they are overseeing in their laboratories. Each interview introduces an areas of research that needs more exploration and more funding. Dr. Parmar and Dr. Kirkeby will be in conversation with Roger Barker, PhD.

View all previous WPC Research Spotlight events online here!

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Save the date: Find out about the 2023 congress here

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2022 INSIGHT Into Parkinson’s

Free conference starting April 11, 2022

The INSIGHT2022 conference, now in the 6th year of running, will showcase almost 40 renowned global presenters, broadcasting across 3 time zones over 48 hours allowing access for anyone, no matter their location to watch on their respective World Parkinson’s Day on April 11, 2022.

The speakers of the broadcast presentations on World Parkinson’s Day include:

SESSION | Research Update 
Simon Stott: Current clinical efforts at disease modification for Parkinson’s 
Miguel Renteria: The Australian Parkinson’s Genetics Study

SESSION | Medical Technology 
John Mitrofanis: Photobiomodulation for Parkinson’s disease: a journey from bench to clinic 
Sara Riggare: How I use technology to track my Parkinson’s 
Joohi Jimenez-Shahed: Cutting Edge Trends in DBS Technology

Plus many more!

To join the conference or upgrade to premium with the opportunity to watch all presentations throughout this month, visit the event website.

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Sign Ups & Social Media

In the spirit of spreading awareness of Parkinson’s disease and the amazing research and collaborations that are ongoing during #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth, please forward this mailing on to friends and colleagues by hitting the „Forward“ link at the foot of this message, or by simply sharing / posting / tweeting / emailing this short link to all of your contacts: 

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