Parkinson’s grant awarded to UAB researcher

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The University of Alabama at Birmingham says one of their researchers will soon be getting a hand when it comes to finding a cure for Parkinson's Disease.

Dr. Ryan Walsh was one of 14 nationwide recipients for awards totaling $1.2 million from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

Walsh's research focuses on the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and treatment along with experimental MRI studies on the effect of Parkinson's on the brain.

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