Parkinson's Disease: Past, Present, and Future

  title={Parkinson's Disease: Past, Present, and Future},
  author={Irwin J. Kopin},
The development of understanding of the pathophysiology and modes of treatment of Parkinson's disease represents one of the triumphs of modern medicine, encompassing estute clinical observation, utilization of basic research findings regarding dopamine to develop the first rational treatment of a degenerative disorder of the nervous central system, and remains at the frontiers of neurologic science. After characterization of the clinical and pathologic features of Parkinson's disease, national… CONTINUE READING
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