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WPC 2010 in the News
WPC 2010 in the News 
Below some of the stories that came out about during and after the second World Parkinson Congress in 2010.

Print & Online media

PubMed Expert Reviews - February 2011, World Parkinson Congress: bringing together the Parkinson's community 

- Volume 10 Number 5 - November/December 2010 Conference Review on the World Parkinson Congress

Hofstra Horizons - Fall 2010, Hofstra Educator Brings Art Therapy for Patients with Parkinson's Disease to the World 

The Weekend Australian, October 23 - 24,2010, "Lagging Behind in Parkinson's Support", October 21, 2010, "New Details Presented at the World Parkinson Congress on Neurologix's Successful Phase 2 Trial of Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Disease”

Herald Scotland, October 12, 2010, "Rugby star Hastings tells of wife's fight with Parkinson's" 

Internal Medicine News, October 5, 2010, "Two New Projects Embark on the Search for Parkinson's Biomarkers"

Reuters, September 29, 2010, "Gene explains coffee's effects on Parkinson's study" 

The Weekly News, September 25, 2010 writes about Grace Griffith, WPC Opening Ceremony performer and her new lease on life with Parkinson's disease. Read it here.

Association Meetings International
, a trade magazine for the meetings industry, presented a case study on the WPC 2006.Read case study.

Radio & Television & Videos 

Parkinson Voices - Glasgow 2010, Interviews with People with Parkinson's during the WPC, created by The Cure Parkinson's Trust and made by Lindy Ashford. 
Watch it here 

BBC World Service, Interview with Dr. Haydeh Payami on the release of her data at the WPC about the neuroprotective role caffeine may play in affecting Parkinson's disease. 
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Scottish TV reports on Parkinson's disease, Wobbly Williams, and the World Parkinson Congress
 Watch it here 

Scottish TV reports on The World Parkinson Congress
Watch the story here

Blog Reports & Newsletters

Shake, Rattle, and Roll - Val's Vantage of the 2nd World Parkinson Congress - January 23, 2011 

Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation e-newsletter - November, 2010

HAPS Happenings - Houston Area Parkinson Society newsletter story on the WPC - October, 2010 

Final Thoughts on the WPC, Parkinson's Disease Foundation blog - October, 2010 

Parkinson's Ireland - Parkinson's Association of Ireland newsletter with WPC highlights - Winter 2010 

HAPS Happenings - Houston Area Parkinson Society newsletter story on the WPC - October, 2010 - October 13, 2010 post on "Glimpse of Glasgow"

Shake Rattle and Roll - October 11, 2010

PsyPost - October 3 post on gene-caffeine interaction in Parkinson's Disease

Postively Parkinson's - October 3 through October 10 posts 


To find photos from the WPC 2010 or two post photos you took, please visit the WPC Facebook page to view albums on the Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception, Renewal Room, Leadership Luncheon, and Brain Game. In addition to the Facebook page, the WPC Flickr account also have photos posted. You can add your photos to either of these locations and we encourage you to do so!

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