Featured PD School 2018 Topics:

Strategies for Disease Modification

Dr. Mischley will review her research on lifestyle, supplements and medications that slow progression of Parkinson’s disease.

What Causes PD

Dr. Duda will present the science behind the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Managing Motor Symptoms

Both Dr. Mischley and Dr. Duda will discuss the conventional and alternative therapies that have been shown to help manage the motor symptoms seen in PD.

Laboratory Evaluation of PD; Blood, Urine & Hair Biomarkers

A comprehensive breakdown of each lab that was tested, what that means, how it relates to Parkinson’s disease and what to do about it.

What does an Intestinal Evaluation look like

An overlook at the evaluation of intestinal health and next steps as it relates to Parkinson’s disease

Environmental Medicine in PD

Exploring the controversies around detoxing for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. 

What about Weed

An overview of how cannabis can help motor and non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease

Ketogenic Diet & Fasting

A discussion on the high fat diet and fasting being utilized for neuroprotection

Exercise: How much & what kind: Nate Coomer, PT

Nate Coomer will go over exercise and the importance in Parkinson’s disease progression, prevention and symptom management


Dr. Evans will review the science linking Parkinson’s disease and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.  She will also discuss the controversies around treatment

What to Eat with PD

Dr. Duda will do an overview on the multiple diets that have been utilized to optimize health and he will also discuss the diets that are decreasing progression of PD.

Can Music Reset your Rhythm Center

Movement disorder specialist, Matt Brodsky, will go over the therapeutic benefits of music in overall health

If you have questions or would like more information, please email PDSchool@bastyr.edu