College of

News Archive (2009)

Your Health Lecture Series: Parkinson's Disease

October 1

Jack Lipton, Ph.D., professor and director of the Division of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine for the College of Human Medicine, presented "Parkinson's Disease: origins consequences and potential therapeutics," at the inaugural Your Health Lecture Series event, October 1, at Northern Michigan University Reynolds Recital Hall, Hedgcock Building, in Marquette.

The free, public lecture explored what Parkinson's Disease is, its possible causes, effects on individuals, therapeutic strategies, promising research and potential future treatments.

Your Health Lecture Series is collaborative community event sponsored by Marquette General Hospital, Northern Michigan University, Upper Peninsula Health Education Corporation and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.



Your Health Lecture Series Calendar


March 2010

Gretchen L. Birbeck, MD MPH

Associate Professor and Director, International Neurologic & Psychiatric Epidemiology Program

Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology

Michigan State University


April 2010

Nigel Paneth MD MPH

University Distinguished Professor

Departments of Epidemiology and Pediatrics & Human Development

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine