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Posted on 27/02/2015

InSearch - unlocking the secrets of Parkinson's - Bendigo

To promote World Parkinson's Day in April 2015, Parkinson's Victoria in partnership with the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health will launch InSearch, a series of research lectures and events across Victoria.

In 2015, InSearch will also include research lectures in Warrnambool and Bendigo. These lectures will be presented by Dr. Wesley Thevathasan and Associate Professor David Finkelstein.

Dr. Thevathasan is a Melbourne-based neurologist who will present his innovative research in the field of deep brain stimulation. Associate Professor Finkelstein will speak about his research experience as head of the Parkinson’s disease laboratory at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, including the role of alpha-synuclein and the relationship between growth factors and exercise in Parkinson’s.

Bendigo lecture

When: Tuesday 28 April 2015

Time: Doors open at 5pm. Lecture from 6 – 7.30 pm.

Location: La Trobe University, Room ENG 211 CLT, Edwards Road, Flora Hill

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