Upcoming Lecture

The Perry & Ruby Stevens Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence presents an overview of recently awarded pilot projects



"Development of a neuroprotective stem cell gene therapy
for Parkinson's disease"
Senlin Li, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine / Infectious Diseases
UT Health San Antonio



"Beta2-adrenergic receptor activation and risk
of Parkinson's disease"
Amrita Kamat, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine / Geriatrics
UT Health San Antonio


Friday, October 26, 2018
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Networking reception to follow
UT Health San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio TX  78229
Medical School Building, Room 209L


The Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence Lecture Series Planning Committee Members Robert Clark MD, Andrea Giuffrida PhD, and Randy Strong PhD have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

About Parkinson's Center of Excellence Seminar Series

The Parkinson's Center of Excellence Seminar Series is a collaborative project among: 


This monthly seminar series focuses on emerging advances in Parkinson's disease (PD), including both basic and translational research, novel treatment strategies, patient/caregiver issues, and community engagement/education.  Seminars will be presented by regional and national experts in PD pathogenesis and management, with an emphasis on evidence-based innovations in therapy.  Educational objectives will be defined to best meet the needs of participants, including physician providers, clinical researchers, nurses, therapists, patient advocacy groups, and other PD stakeholders.