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Dec 14, 2015, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation's Moving Day® Walks Fund $1.25 Million in Parkinson's Programs in 2015

 The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is proud to announce that Moving Day®, A Walk for Parkinson's, has funded $1.25 million in...

Nov 23, 2015, 09:05 ET
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The National Parkinson Foundation Answers 50,000 Helpline Calls

 The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that their toll-free Helpline, 1-800-4PD-INFO, has achieved a major milestone: the...

Nov 10, 2015, 09:05 ET

The Edmond J. Safra National Parkinson's Wellness Initiative Expands to Chicago and Tampa

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that the Chicago and Tampa communities will be the newest sites to join the Edmond J. Safra...

Nov 04, 2015, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Awards Four Innovative Research Grants

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that it has funded four new grants in Parkinson's disease (PD) research. The four grants...

Sep 21, 2015, 09:05 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Ohio Chapter Now Serves Entire State

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Central & Southeast Ohio Chapter has officially changed its name to National Parkinson...

Aug 31, 2015, 08:55 ET
"10 Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson's Disease" by Michael S. Okun, MD.

The National Parkinson Foundation's Medical Director Publishes New Book on Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson's Disease

The National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) medical director, Michael S. Okun, M.D., has released a new book, "10 Breakthrough Therapies for...

Aug 21, 2015, 08:55 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of a new member to its Board of Directors: Dr. Guido Goldman. "We are flattered...

Aug 03, 2015, 08:55 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Launches New and Improved Parkinson.org

The National Parkinson Foundation announces today the official launch of a redesigned website, www.parkinson.org, devoted to increasing awareness...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:55 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation's Moving Day® Fall 2014 Walks Fund Nearly $1 Million in Parkinson's Programs

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is proud to announce that Moving Day®, A Walk for Parkinson's, has funded nearly $1 million in...

Jun 17, 2015, 08:58 ET

A National Parkinson Foundation Study Finds that Regular Exercise Can Slow Decline in Quality of Life

 Data released today from the National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) Parkinson's Outcomes Project shows that people with Parkinson's disease...

Jun 01, 2015, 09:05 ET

The Edmond J. Safra National Parkinson's Wellness Initiative Launches in Boston and Washington, D.C.

 The National Parkinson Foundation announced today that the greater Boston and greater Washington, D.C., communities will be the first to...

May 29, 2015, 09:00 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Removes Barriers to Expert Parkinson's Care Through Telemedicine

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today that the Connect.Parkinson national research study, comparing telemedicine care delivered...

Apr 06, 2015, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Gregory E. Katz and Jonathan Levin....

Mar 16, 2015, 09:05 ET

Rasheda Ali Joins Tampa Bay Residents to Get "Moving" for Parkinson's Disease

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) today announced that Tampa will be a host city for Moving Day®—a grassroots campaign that...

Mar 02, 2015, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Invests in the Future of Parkinson's Research

Continuing its commitment to invest in the future of Parkinson's research, the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today two new awards...

Feb 18, 2015, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of Ricardo Caporal to its Board of Directors. "We are delighted to welcome Ricardo...

Feb 11, 2015, 09:05 ET
National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

National Parkinson Foundation Expands Expert Care Network

The Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health System has been designated the 41st Center of Excellence in the National Parkinson...

Jan 14, 2015, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Erin R. Borger and Paul R. Blom. "We...

Nov 12, 2014, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Launches CareMAP: An Online Guide to Caring for Someone with Advanced Parkinson's Disease

MIAMI, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the launch of a new online guide,CareMAP,...

Nov 07, 2014, 15:56 ET
U.S. Senator Cory Booker featured in PSA from the National Parkinson Foundation (PRNewsFoto/National Parkinson Foundation)

National Parkinson Foundation Unveils "Know The Early Signs" Public Service Announcement Featuring U.S. Senator Cory Booker

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF), a global-reaching non-profit leading the way in improving the quality of Parkinson's care, released a...