Parkinson's Disease

Frequently Asked Questions

24. What are the Udall Centers?

NINDS supports the Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research program. These Centers, located across the USA, study cellular mechanisms underlying Parkinson’s disease, identify and characterize disease-associated genes, and discover and develop potential therapeutic targets. The Centers' multidisciplinary research environment allows scientists to take advantage of new discoveries in the basic, translational and clinical sciences that could lead to clinical advances for Parkinson’s disease. To learn more, visit the NINDS Udall Centers.