Reopened Udall Center at U-M Will Study Falls, Cognitive Impairment

Reopened Udall Center at U-M Will Study Falls, Cognitive Impairment

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Reopened Udall Center at U-M Will Study Falls, Cognitive Impairment

The University of Michigan (U-M) will use a five-year, $11.7 million grant to reopen its Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, according to a university press release. The grant, from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS), will fund research on falls and other gait and cognitive problems commonly experienced by people living with Parkinson’s. “Up to 70 percent of patients with Parkinson disease fall each year, quadrupling the rate of…

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