Episode 24: Let's Talk About Parkinson's | Chris Haas, Candace Gaudiani, Caitlyn Kirby


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In this episode, we interview Professor Chris Haas, Associate Provost and Professor at the University of Florida. He talks about his research on the interplay between the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system, including Parkinson's, and the importance of keeping your research patient-centered. Then we talk with Candace Gaudiani who shares her story with Parkinson's and her incredible outlook on the disease and life. Finally, we talk with doctoral student Caitlyn Kirby who wore a skirt made of rejection letters to defend her dissertation!

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