Parkinson's Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

Parkinson's Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

by Craig Canby, PhD, Georgina Cornwall, PhD, Carlo Raj, MD u.a.

Parkinson's disease is a degenerative neurologic disease that affects the elderly with motor symptoms and neuropsychiatric manifestations.

The primary pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease is an imbalance of neurotransmittors such as dopamine and acetylcholine. Patients present with tremors, postural imbalance, bradykinesia and rigidity.

Join our online course for more information about Parkinson disease.

Course Details

  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:32 h
  • Quiz questions 16
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course Parkinson's Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

 Craig Canby, PhD

Craig Canby, PhD

Dr. Craig Canby is Professor of Anatomy at Des Moines University in Iowa. He studied Biology and Chemistry at the Iowa Wesleyan College and later got his Ph.D. in Anatomy at the University of Iowa.
Canby has received many awards and honors for his work including the DPT Class of 2008 Teaching Excellence Award and the Award Hancher Finkbine Medallion.
His research is especially focused on anatomical variations and technology-enabled student learning.

 Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Dr. Georgina Cornwall has taught a broad array of Biology courses at different U.S. universities, currently at the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Dr. Cornwall is an active promoter of hybrid teaching formats like online and interactive courses. Thus, she uses modern technology to engage her students in the diverse disciplines of biology – from Microbiology to Genetics.
 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Mohammad Hajighasemi-Ossareh, MD, MBA

Mohammad Hajighasemi-Ossareh, MD, MBA

After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Dr. Ossareh obtained his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree at the University of California, Irvine and simultaneously obtained his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) degree at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ossareh completed his General Neurology Residency at the LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California and then completed a Vascular Neurology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Ossareh is a practicing Vascular Neurologist in Southern California. Throughout his years of academic and clinical training, Dr. Ossareh has created and continues to operate the original YouTube Channel for pre-med and medical students. Given Dr. Ossareh's years of experience in medical education, students will benefit from his practical knowledge base and obtain unique insights into the life of a medical student and receive priceless pearls of wisdom to carry in the practice of medicine.

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Parkinson´s treatment complementation
By Natalia B. on 09. June 2021 for 85-year-old (male) with Parkinson's disease

Clear explanation thats easy to understand, helps improve the basic current medication you can find in many patients with this desease.

Minimal changes
By Antony K. on 28. January 2021 for Parkinson's Disease

The content is amazing except when talking about "Clasp Knife" and "Cog Wheel" rigidity I would also recommend pointing at picture especially when talking about "lewis body" Thank you

what an astonishing lecture!
By Tr??ng P. on 30. July 2020 for Clinical Correlations: Parkinson's Disease

This course helps me broaden my knowledge and I can put what I have learned into practice right after learning this lecture! Easy to grasp the ideas of the course!

Such a good and to the point lecture
By Shirin M. on 21. December 2019 for Clinical Correlations: Parkinson's Disease

This lecture helped me a lot to understand what going on there!