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The Fresco Parkinson Institute

The Fresco Parkinson Institute, created in 2015, is acting as a support for the activities of Italian sites that are currently providing clinical care and performing research in the field of movement disorders and the activities of The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health.

Its main aim is to support the Fresco Parkinson Institute of Excellence in Italy, creating highly qualified centers that respond to the criteria of “Centers of Excellence”, as defined by the National Parkinson Foundation. This will be accomplished through joint research projects, clinical and scientific knowledge transfer as well as by providing meaningful educational opportunities for young physicians and scientists who wish to specialize in Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders.



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Fresco Parkinson Institute in Italia
The poles of excellence

The Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health is currently engaging a number of Italian sites (hereinafter “the Poles”) that are currently involved in clinical care and research in the field of Parkinson’s and movement disorders. The Fresco Parkinson Institute will provide guidance and support to the selected sites to further care and research by implementing the guidelines issued by the National Parkinson Foundation, which will be fully involved in this process. The Poles of Excellence will also have the opportunity to participate in joint research projects with the Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health.


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