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Jun 14, 2016

Ole Isacson on Parkinson’s Disease and Meeting Mohammed Ali

“For the millions of people who currently fight valiantly against neurodegenerative diseases, we will continue to fight along side of you in our laboratories until we have the answers we need to develop cures.” – Dr. Ole Isacson

Jun 13, 2016

Two of McLean’s Researchers Receive Prestigious Pope Award

McLean researchers Christian A. Webb, PhD, assistant neuroscientist in the Laboratory for Translational and Affective Neuroscience, and W. Brad Ruzicka, MD, PhD, assistant neuroscientist in the Mailman Research Center, are winners of the 25th annual...

Jun 10, 2016

Brain Injury and Parkinson’s

“When the brain gets squished inside the skull it’s actually bruised, you see redness for three days to two weeks afterward.” – Dr. Ole Isacson

Jun 5, 2016

Fighting Parkinson’s in the Lab

I had the privilege of meeting Muhammad Ali a number of times, and while the Parkinson’s disease that ravaged his brain had already reduced his ability to communicate verbally—it never diminished his spirit or his will to keep fighting. Like...