4 Jan 2016

Living with Parkinson's disease

From Our Changing World, 9:36 pm on 4 January 2016

Steve Banks is a science communication student at the University of Otago, and in this podcast he’s finding out about Parkinson’s disease. He talks with clinical neurologist Martin Pollock who has Parkinson’s, and with neuroscientist John Reynolds from the University of Otago.

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition that occurs when insufficient quantities of the chemical dopamine are produced by the brain. You can find more information about the disease at Parkinson's New Zealand.