Virtual Reality and 200 Years of Research with Parkinson’s Disease

A Community Consciousness and Brain Health Essay.

April 11th is World Parkinson’s Day. In 1817, James Parkinson wrote an essay on the Shaking Palsy and Parkinson’s disease was first recognized as a health condition. Two hundred years later over 5,000 clinicians, scientists and other healthcare professionals are doing research at the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). A professional society, the MDS organized a conference with the endorsement of other institutions, including the Cure…