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Parkinson’s Symposium Nov. 1 at COA

Published 4:07pm Monday, September 30, 2013

The Cass County COA Lowe Center will host its fifth Parkinson’s Symposium featuring Dr. Cynthia Comella of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago Nov. 1 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Comella is a professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center and is board certified in neurology and sleep medicine. She is also chair of the executive committee of the Dystonia Study Group and an active member of the Movement Disorders Society.

At the symposium, Dr. Comella will discuss the latest research findings in the area of Parkinson’s disease as well as information that will be very helpful to those dealing with Parkinson’s, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

“Dr. Comella conducts an active clinical research program, and she is going share the results to ensure we receive the most current and helpful information. We are very fortunate to have her come to Cass County to share her insights and very important perspective,” stated Brenda Harris, the COA’s coordinator of the symposium.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free research update that will include a question and answer session. Those who would like additional information, please contact the COA Lowe Center at 445-8110.

The COA Lowe Center is located at 60525 Decatur Rd. and M-60 in Cassopolis.

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