PD Active Forum - Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Chad Christine completed his medical degree with honors in research at Cornell Medical College in 1991. He completed Neurology Residency at UCSF in 1995 and then conducted research fellowship in synaptic plasticity until 1999. Since then, he has developed far-ranging interests in Parkinsons disease (PD). His research interests include: 1) discovery of new risk factors for PD 2) identification of factors that affect PD progression, 3) developing methods for earlier diagnosis of PD, and 4) improving PD treatments.
Dr. Christines research has included participation in both medical and surgical treatment studies. He has been an investigator in several phase 1 studies of gene therapy study for advanced Parkinsons disease which utilized the gene for amino acid decarboxylase, the enzyme which converts levodopa into dopamine. His recent most recent work explores the prevalence of low vitamin B12 status in PD.
Berkeley Unitarian Fellowship Hall (View)
1924 Cedar Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
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