NIH

NIH names Dr. Debara L. Tucci as the next director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., to lead the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) as its new director.

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Appendix linked to toxic Parkinson’s protein

Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination. Symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse over time.