Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD,  —

Yedida Y. Bogachkov is a science writer for BioNews. She holds a PhD in cellular and molecular pharmacology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining BioNews, she was conducting scientific research analyzing cancer genomics. She’s a Chicago native and hasn’t moved out of her hometown. Yes, she actually likes snow and enjoys having all four seasons. Yedida likes being out in nature, and in her free time, she can be found outside enjoying the fresh air or baking (inside). She is, unsuccessfully, trying to persuade the rest of her family to enjoy hiking. Yedida is excited to bring her passion for science and her desire to help people to BioNews.

Articles by Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

Apomorphine Infusion Device Again Before FDA for Approval

Supernus Pharmaceuticals has again applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting that its apomorphine infusion device (SPN-830), allowing continuous treatment of Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms, be approved. “SPN-830 is an important product candidate which, if approved by the FDA, represents a novel approach for PD…

Wearable, AI-assisted UltiGesture May Curb Gait Freezing

An interdisciplinary research team from William and Mary University and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) are working on artificial intelligence programming to help develop a wearable device to treat freezing of gait (FoG), the temporary inability to move while walking, which is a motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease. “Freezing of…

Parkinson’s Foundation Opens 2022 Community Grant Applications

Applications are open for the Parkinson’s Foundation 2022 community grant cycle, with $1 million to be awarded to help fund community-based health, wellness, and education programs supporting those affected by Parkinson’s disease. Since 1957, the Foundation has invested more than $400 million toward  Parkinson’s research and clinical care.