Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

Excellence Finds its Root in a Profound Desire to Make a Positive Impact on Others’ Lives

Dr. Neha Prakash. “Excellence in medicine has deep historical roots, with remarkable contributions from renowned physicians that have shaped the field.”

Researcher Identifies Key Mechanism in Parkinson’s Disease Research

Yulan Xiong and her team have made a novel discovery about how a gene responsible for Parkinson's Disease in many cases can be regulated.

two men playing ping pong

UConn Health Patient Starts ‘Parkie Pong’ in Her Community

Ping pong shown to benefit motor function; social work, as a component of Parkinson’s disease care, emphasizes importance of socialization and community resources