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We would like to extend a thank you to outgoing committee chairs, Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine who served as Chair of the Research Policy Committee and to Dr. Jon Stoessl, who served as Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board. Their dedication and commitment to the Parkinson’s community has been invaluable.

We welcome Dr. Edward Fon as new Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board and Dr. Pierre Blanchet, as Chair of the Research Policy Committee.

Dr. Edward Fon, incoming Chair Scientific, PSC Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Edward Fon, incoming Chair Scientific, PSC Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Fon is a neurologist-scientist and director of the McGill University Parkinson Program. His research, based at the Montreal Neurological Institute, focuses on the function and dysfunction of Parkinson’s disease.

Pierre Blanchet, incoming PSC Research Policy Committee

Dr. Pierre Blanchet, incoming PSC Research Policy Committee

Dr. Blanchet is an associate professor in the Department of Stomatology of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Université de Montréal. He directs the experimental Neuropsychopharmacology Laboratory at the university’s Movement Disorders Clinic.


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