Connections: Using medical cannabis to treat Parkinson's disease
Frank De Blase is a well known music writer and photographer, and he's using his pen to tell the story of his own struggle with Parkinson's.
Frank writesabout the new medical marijuana system: where does someone go to get it? What's the process like? It's an illuminating look at this young enterprise in New York State. Our guests:
- Frank De Blase, music writer, photographer, and Parkinson’s disease patient
- Dr. Michelle Burack, assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and clinical director for surgical therapies for the Movement Disorder Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center
- Dr. Robert Horowitz, M.D., chief and professor of palliative care in the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center