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Current Members of the scientific committee of The European Parkinson Therapy Centre

Professor Alessandro Padovani , (Italy) MD, PhD

Head of Neurology Unit, Università degli Studi di Brescia, “Spedali Civili”Hospital, Brescia
Full Professor of Neurology, Università Studi di Brescia
Director Residency School in Neurology, Università Studi di Brescia
Dean School of Physioterapy Università Studi di Brescia
Author of more than  300 publications in the most important neurological and neurobiological journals. Specialised in Parkinson’s

Professor Lynn Rochester PhD (UK)

Professor of Human Movement Science, Newcastle University,
Principal Lecturer and Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratories,
Principle scientist “rescue project”.

Becky Farley PhD (USA)

Associate Research Professor, University of Arizona,
Parkinson’s Exercise Specialist, CEO/Founder of Parkinson Wellness Recovery.
CEO and Founder of the nonprofit NeuroFit Networt
Creator of LSVT BIG
Creator of PWR Moves

Beth Fisher PT, PhD, FAPTA (USA)

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy and
Director, Neuroplasticity and Imaging Laboratory, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
Director of the University of Southern California/Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (USC/RLANRC) Residency Program in Neurologic Physical Therapy.

M. Felice Ghilardi, (USA) MD

Associate Medical Professor, Dept of Physiology & Pharmacology, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at CCNY, CUNY, New York, Principal Investigator, NYU Parkinson’s Disease Center.

Dr Marinella Turla, (Italy) MD

Head of Neurology at Hospital of Esine, lecturer at the University of Brescia, various publications including “Side of motor symptoms onset influences neuropsychiatric features in Parkinson’s disease”.

Jay Alberts Phd, (USA) Cleveland Clinic

Researcher and The Edward and Barbara Bell Endowed Chair Lerner Research Institute and Center for Neurological Restoration.
Biomedical Engineering, Vleveland Clinic.
Lead Scientist on research into forced exercise and Parkinson’s and into deep brain stimulation and long-term bilateral motor benefits.

Dr Barbara Borroni (Italy), MD

Researcher at Università degli Studi di Brescia (Neurology Unit, Università degli Studi di Brescia, “Spedali Civili” Hospital, Brescia),
Author of more than  150 publications on atypical dementias and parkinsonisms.

Dr.ssa M. Cristina Rizzetti, MD PhD (Italy)

Neurologist and Researcher
Fondazione Europea Ricerca Biomedica, Trescore, Italia

Prof Helen Dawes (GB)

Elizabeth Casson Trust Chair,
Head of Movement Science Group based in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University.

Co-ordinating member

Colin Alexander Reed B.Sc (Hons), Dip M. (UK)

Founder and Director of the European Parkinson Therapy Centre

European Parkinson Therapy Centre

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