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Newswise maintains a comprehensive database of news releases from top institutions engaged in scientific, medical and business research. The friendly interface allows you to flexibly search, browse or download any article or abstract.

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center (MAPC) is a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence, and resource for people with Parkinson’s and their families. The Center is committed to providing excellence in diagnosis, treatment, research and education for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other movement disorders.  They offer support groups, educational classes, research studies, assistance programs, conferences, recreational programs and other services. The website also includes basic information about Parkinson's Disease including symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatments, and links to additional resources.

Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute
Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute
The Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI) is involved with comprehensive evaluation and management in Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology at the clinical, research, forensic, phenomenologic and education levels. This Web site contains unique information in these areas. Information is provided on the study of the déjà vu phenomenon; new terminology and criteria and concepts on seizure disorders, the cerebral cortex, and on transient closed head injury; new measuring instruments in neuropsychiatry; and related links providing information on neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, forensics, phenomenology and medical ethics. Although interesting, the information here is somewhat general. A rather plain site.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases
This Web site attempts to link researchers and clinicians worldwide with the goal of finding an effective treatment and cure for ALS. The site includes information on ALSU, upcoming meetings of interest, ALS journal, research links, and links to ALS clinics around the world.

The Translational Genomics Research Institute
webmaster@tgen.org
The mission of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is to make and translate genomic discoveries into advances in human health. 'Translational genomics research' is a relatively new field employing innovative advances arising from the Human Genome Project to apply to the development of diagnostics, prognostics and therapies for cancer, neurologic disorders, diabetes, autism and other complex diseases.