Classes and Events On-Demand

Classes and Events On-Demand

Classes and Events On-Demand

Watch videos of past events and classes led by Northwestern Medicine providers.

Parkinson’s Disease

2021 Parkinson’s Disease Patient and Family Symposium
In this video, experts from the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital discuss the latest developments in the management of Parkinson’s disease.

PD 101: Parkinson’s Disease Basics Overview (December 2020)
In this video, Carolyn Taylor, ARPN, discuss the basics of Parkinson’s Disease, including causes, symptoms and pathophysiology.

2020 Parkinson's Disease Patient and Family Symposium (October 2020)
In this video, experts from the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital provide updates on Parkinson’s disease treatment and research pipeline.

2020 Summer Seminar Series: Cannabis and Parkinson’s Disease (July 2020)
In this video, Avram Fraint, MD, discusses the use of medical marijuana as a non-conventional therapy for Parkinson’s disease.

2020 Summer Seminar Series: Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease (July 2020)
In this video, Martha McGraw, MD, discusses the gut-brain connection and the importance of diet and nutrition as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for individuals with Parkinson's disease.

2020 Summer Seminar Series: Bill Bucklew Patient Story (July 2020)
In this video, Parkinson’s disease advocate Bill Bucklew discusses is his journey with Parkinson’s disease. Bill’s mission is to help individuals with Parkinson’s disease make the most out of life, while working to find a cure.

2020 Summer Seminar Series: Genetics and Parkinson’s Disease (July 2020)
In this video, Niccolo Mencacci, MD, PhD, discusses the role of genetic analysis in Parkinson’s disease including: Genetic counseling to understand the risk of passing on or inheriting the disease, and genetic analysis to improve prognosis, guide the development of novel drugs, predict the risk of developing neurodegenerative disease and to develop individualized treatments for patients with specific disease mutations (personalized medicine).

2020 Summer Seminar Series: New Frontiers in Movement Disorders Surgery (July 2020)
In this video, Joshua Rosenow, MD, discusses deep brain stimulation for the treatment of movement disorders including essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and dystonia and surgical outcomes.

2019 Parkinson's Disease Patient and Family Symposium (October 2019)
In this video, Danny Bega, MD, Tanya Simuni, MD, Jennifer Goldman, MD, and others provide an update on current Parkinson’s disease research and new studies in the research pipeline.

Huntington’s Disease

Psychosocial Manifestations of Huntington’s Disease (August 2021)
In this video, Eric Gausche, MD, discusses the difficult behaviors that come from the psychosocial issues of Huntington’s disease and what caregivers can do to better understand and navigate these behaviors.

Huntington’s Disease Clinical Trials Update (April 2021)
In this video, Danny Bega, MD, discusses genetics and Huntington’s disease, and provides an overview of current research and clinical trials, including observational and interventional studies.

How to Access Community Resources for Huntington’s Disease (September 2020)
In this video, Emily Zivin, MSW, LCSW, provides an overview of resources available to individuals living with Huntington's disease.

Physical Therapy at Home for Huntington’s Disease (September 2020)
In this video, Shari Marchbanks, PT, DPT, NCS, provides an overview of physical therapy for individuals living with Huntington's disease, including information on how to access treatment.

Huntington's Disease Clinical Research and Updates (September 2020)
In this video, Danny Bega, MD, provides an update on current Huntington's disease research and new studies in the research pipeline.