COCKTAIL DINNER 2021
The Parkinson Association of Alabama hosted its 13th Pre-Doctoral Scholar Cocktail Dinner at Hot and Hot Fish Club on October 19, 2021. The Pre-Doctoral Scholar Cocktail Dinner raises money to fund Parkinson’s Disease research currently underway at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
William Jay Stone is the 2021 Parkinson Association of Alabama Scholar. Jay is an MD/PhD student who joined Dr. Talene Yacoubian’s lab at UAB and he is working to understand the impact of pesticides in Parkinson’s disease, with a focus on how pesticides disrupt the ability of 14-3-3 proteins to prevent protein misfolding in Parkinson’s disease.