Video for mobile: Parkinson's patient praises UK treatment
Lexington resident Rodney Parsons praised deep-brain stimulation treatment he received from University of Kentucky Dr. Craig van Horne, the doctor conducting a clinical trial for a new treatment for Parkinson's.
L-R: Rodney Parsons-Parkin's Disease patient, Dr. Craig van Horne-UK assistant professor of neurosurgery and principle investigator of the clinical trial, Dr. Greg Gerhardt-UK professor of anatomy & neurobiology and director of the Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center of Excellence, Eli Capilouto- UK president, during a morning news conference concerning the University of Kentucky's trial of a promising new treatment strategy for Parkinson's Disease, held in the Charles Wethington Building on the UK campus in Lexington, Ky., Monday, November, 18, 2013. UK is the first in the U.S. to conduct a clinical trial to investigate the new treatment strategy. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff