Digital Technology Driving Tangible Advancements in Parkinson’s Disease Research and Clinical Care

In this new supplement to JPD experts report on how digital technology is being used to reshape research and clinical care in Parkinson’s disease

July 20, 2021 - Amsterdam, NL – Well over six million people globally have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), which has an enormous impact on the lives of patients, their families, and caregivers and is incurring mounting costs for society. This special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease (JPD), guest-edited by noted experts Anat Mirelman, PhD, E. Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA, Patrik Brundin, MD, PhD, and Bastiaan R. Bloem, MD, PhD, reviews how digital technology is being used to reshape research and clinical care in PD. More...

July 20, 2021

Experts Address the Challenges of Health Disparity in the Care of Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Disparities of care and limitations of access are the main focus of this special issue on cerebral palsy, published by the Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

July 19, 2021 - Amsterdam, NL – Cerebral palsy (CP) is one of the most common developmental movement disorders in children. It is associated with complex healthcare needs and impacts development and function. In this special issue of the Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (JPRM): An Interdisciplinary Approach Throughout the Lifespan, experts review disparities of care and limitations of access and provide practical recommendations and insights to help resolve these issues. More...

July 19, 2021

Experts Advocate for “Employment First, Employment for All” for Workers with Disabilities

Inclusionary values are emphasized in this special issue of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, which presents contributions from the 2020 Conference of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE)

July 19, 2021 - Amsterdam – The Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation (JVR) announces the publication of an openly available special issue that provides free access to key presentations from the 2020 Virtual Conference of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE). These contributions advocate for and help facilitate the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and community. More...

July 19, 2021

Taming the Huntington’s Disease Proteome: Mass Spectrometry May Provide Answers

Mass spectrometry has helped identify potential biomarkers and new treatment targets for Huntington’s disease report scientists in JHD who reviewed 20 years of published studies

July 13, 2021 - Mass spectrometry has emerged as an important analytical tool for gaining a better understanding of mechanisms underlying Huntington’s disease (HD), alongside the increased availability of cell and animal models of the disease. This review, published in the Journal of Huntington’s Disease, brings together and recaps data from major published mass spectrometry studies undertaken in HD research over the last 20 years, identifying important changes that occur in HD. The authors encourage researchers to make greater use of these studies to accelerate the development of new treatments. More...

July 13, 2021