Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (Houston, TX) - PADRECC
The Houston Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is one of six VA Centers around the country, specializing in research, education and clinical care for Veterans with Parkinson's disease and related neurological movement disorders. In addition to conducting research on drug trials, rehabilitation, epidemiology, health services delivery, and quality of life, the Houston Center continues to participate in a landmark study to assess the effectiveness of surgical implantation of deep brain stimulators in reducing the symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease. The Center operates as a Consortium with the other 5 PADRECCs.
Aliya I. Sarwar, MD - Interim Director
PADRECC Services Offered
To browse the Houston PADRECC Education Newsletters for Patients and Health Care Professionals, click here.
To view selected Powerpoint presentations on Parkinson's disease presented by PADRECC Staff members, click here.
PADRECC Support Group and Family/Patient Forum
On Friday, 29 June 2012, the Houston PADRECC will be hosting a Patient and Family Forum.
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