Parkinson’s disease

Legacy Residents Take ‘Smell Test Challenge’ from Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

by | Mar 15, 2023
A representative from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research visited The Legacy Midtown Park in Dallas and The Legacy Willow Bend in Plano to introduce the scratch-and-sniff test. According to the foundation, 100% of major brain disorders are associated with loss of smell. If you're over age 60 and don't have Parkinson's, you can take the test too.
wind tunnel
Discovery: $1.5M in Navy Grants Back UTA’s Hypersonic Wind Tunnel; UNTHSC Studies TBI and Parkinson’s
by | Feb 22, 2019
You'll also find out about how research at UT Southwestern Medical Center could help children who have epileptic seizures related to a fatal disease in this roundup of research activity in North Texas.
R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact
by | Oct 5, 2018
Also, you'll learn about a researcher who's studying the effects of even mild traumatic brain injuries on veterans. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
Lockheed Martin
Discovery: How Genes Might Repair a Damaged Heart & Can Compounds Keep Tired Pilots Alert?
by | May 25, 2018
Plus, researchers may have found a common link between four neurological conditions. Find out more in the weekly roundup of research and development in Dallas-Fort Worth.