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Benyamin last won the day on July 23 2017

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  1. For the past six months, I have been recording and transcribing interviews with a wide variety of Parkinson’s specialists and biomedical researchers. It has been an incredibly enlightening experience that has given me insights into my own journey with Parkinson’s disease, as well as the future of biomedical science. Below are my biggest takeaways so far. https://www.journalofparkinsonsdisease.com/blog/stecher/putting-it-all-together-reflections-fifty-interviews-world-leading-parkinson’s-and
  2. She also goes over what can be done to improve clinical trials.... https://tmrwedition.com/2018/05/31/interview-with-clinical-research-scientist-prof-karen-raphael/
  3. My latest interview with one of the giants in the field, Dr. Tony Lang. Glad to see him pushing hard to bring personalized medicine to the Parkinson's field, "What we will need to do for future treatments is ensure that we only recruit people enriched for the specific target of the specific treatment in question." https://tmrwedition.com/2018/04/27/interview-with-world-renowned-movement-disorder-specialist-prof-anthony-e-lang/
  4. Benyamin

    PD Research Needs Reform

    Greetings Dr. Okun, Thought you might be interested in this piece I recently had published in the British Medical Journal... http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2018/03/13/research-into-parkinsons-disease-needs-reform/ Would greatly appreciate hearing your thoughts on it and getting your take on how to push forward some of the changes I outlined. Enjoy the day, Ben
  5. www.prag.site We are an international group of advocates for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Our aim is to influence the PD research agenda and bridge the gaps between the various PD communities. Each of us has been an advocate for PD in our communities for a number of years and we have decided to come together to strengthen our ability to enact change. We are committed to making PD research more relevant to the needs of the nearly seven million people living with the disease worldwide, as well as the millions who have yet to be diagnosed. For more information go to www.prag.site and subscribe for updates
  6. “What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats.” – Paulo Coelho https://tmrwedition.com/2017/11/20/unanswered-questions-in-parkinsons-disease-research/
  7. Click below for my interview with Prof. John Hardy discussing some of the latest research in PD genetics... https://tmrwedition.com/2017/11/07/q-a-with-acclaimed-geneticist-prof-john-hardy/
  8. Benyamin

    Latest Stem Cell Research News

  9. Take aways from two weeks at the European Parkinson's Therapy Centre https://tmrwedition.com/2017/08/15/how-to-rewire-a-brain-neuroplasticity-in-the-italian-alps/
  10. Benyamin

    PD World Tour Interview

    Here is an interview I did talking about my PD world research tour I did https://highproofpodcast.wordpress.com/2017/08/08/interview-with-benjamin-stecher/
  11. http://marietterobijn.com/parkinsons/live-twice-en/
  12. Benyamin

    A Journey Round My Brain

    Part 4 - Edinburgh https://tmrwedition.com/2017/07/13/journey-round-my-brain-part-4-edinburgh/
  13. Benyamin

    A Journey Round My Brain

    Hi Lonnise, for all the latest on PD as an autoimmune disorder I'd suggest this blog... https://scienceofparkinsons.com/2017/06/25/the-autoimmunity-of-parkinsons-disease/ Anecdotally I can tell you that I suffered from migraines all throughout my childhood and believe that that inflammation may have triggered an autoimmune response that may have played a role in the early onset of this disease for me. But of course, there's no way of knowing for sure. Glad to connect, good luck navigating the murky waters of PD.
  14. Benyamin

    A Journey Round My Brain

    Part 3.... https://tmrwedition.com/2017/07/01/journey-round-my-brain-part-3-england/
  15. Benyamin

    A Journey Round My Brain

    Here is part 2.... https://tmrwedition.com/2017/06/09/journey-round-my-brain-part-2-israel/ Next stop, UK. Anyone in London, Cambridge or Edinburgh?