Movie Matinee: Awakenings
1990 2 hours 1 minute
The story of a doctor's extraordinary work in the Sixties with a group of catatonic patients he finds languishing in a Bronx hospital. Speculating that their rigidity may be akin to an extreme form of Parkinsonism, he seeks permission from his skeptical superiors to treat them with L-dopa, a drug that was used to treat Parkinson's disease at the time.
No registration is required. Please join us.
- Tuesday, March 5, 2019
- 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Mary Baldwin Room, Main Level
- Cara Luciani