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UNC Neurology Division of Movement Disorders Awarded MSA Center of Excellence!

December 4, 2023

The MSA coalition is the largest non-profit foundation in the US supporting patients/families and researchers in multiple system atrophy, which is a relatively rare but devastating neurodegenerative disease. The Purpose of the MSA Center of Excellence program, which is new as of 2023 (2023 was the first year), is to provide access to the best … Read more

Dr. Miriam Sklerov won K23 for “Investigation of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of apathy”

August 18, 2023

Dr. Miriam Sklerov, of the Neurology Movement Disorders Center at UNC recently won a K23 through the NIMH, for her project, “Investigation of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of apathy”. They will be recruiting people with Parkinson’s disease to investigate the effects of non-invasive brain stimulation on apathy using a behavioral task and EEG. … Read more

Parkinson’s Disease Genetic Registry

May 10, 2023

This is a genetic registry study aimed at developing a central location to store Parkinson’s Disease genetic data for future research use. Status: Open

Circadian rhythm in rock climbing performance

April 19, 2023

Circadian rhythm is well known to affect various aspects of sports performance; however, the sport-specific effects in rock climbing are not well studied. We aim to evaluate diurnal changes in maximum finger strength, finger endurance, and power in rock climbers. Status: Not currently enrolling