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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...

Nov 05, 2014, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of two new members this month to its Board of Directors: Mindy McIlroy and Alberto...

Oct 31, 2014, 09:05 ET
National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

Emory University to Join the National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence Network

The Jean and Paul Amos Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Emory University has been designated a Center of Excellence by the...

Oct 14, 2014, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Partners with the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society to Deliver Health Professional Course

 The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) Pan American Section (MDS-PAS)...

Sep 17, 2014, 09:05 ET

The Edmond J. Safra National Parkinson's Wellness Initiative Launched by The National Parkinson Foundation, NYU Langone Medical Center, and The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced today a joint program with the NYU Langone Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center and The...

Jul 08, 2014, 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: James F.T. Monhart and Robert M....

Jun 10, 2014, 09:05 ET

U.S. Neurologist Care Saves 4,600 Lives of People with Parkinson's Each Year

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) released an important study stressing the importance of neurologist care at the 18th International Congress...

May 22, 2014, 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...

Apr 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Announces $50,000 in Grants to Support Programs and Resources for Parkinson's Patients and Caregivers in Metro Atlanta

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is ready to turn up the volume on Parkinson's awareness in...

Feb 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Welcomes New Board Leadership and Four New Members

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of a new Chairman of the Board, John W. Kozyak, Esq., and four new members to its...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Partners with SBR Health to Provide Increased Access to Expert Parkinson's Disease Care

People living with Parkinson's disease today often face challenges when seeking care, including disability, distance from medical centers, and...

Dec 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Announces Grant Funding Opportunities for Research in Parkinson's Disease

--Three Focus Areas Based on Patient Input-- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the launch of a new grant cycle today with the...

Nov 04, 2013, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Recognizes Family Caregivers in November

--Free Webinar, "Caring for the Caregiver" on November 7th-- November is National Family Caregivers Month and the National Parkinson...

Oct 28, 2013, 09:05 ET

Moving Day®, A Walk for Parkinson's, is Coming to Atlanta on November 9, 2013

--Are Atlanta Residents Ready to Move?— Katie Couric, the Honorary National Chair of the National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) Moving...

Sep 24, 2013, 19:20 ET

La National Parkinson Foundation lanza versiones de un kit gratuito de hospitalización para personas de habla hispana y alfabetización limitada en salud

Una nueva iniciativa patrocinada por la National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) y los Centros de Excelencia de la NPF participantes tiene como objetivo...

Sep 24, 2013, 09:05 ET

The National Parkinson Foundation Launches Spanish and Low Health Literacy Versions of Free Hospitalization Kit

A new initiative sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and participating NPF Centers of Excellence aims to expand its signature...

Sep 19, 2013, 09:05 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Helps the Recently Diagnosed Navigate a Parkinson's Diagnosis

—First Connect My Page Provides Tailored Information Written by People with Parkinson's—  The National Parkinson Foundation...

Jul 24, 2013, 08:55 ET

National Parkinson Foundation Launches Free App for People Living with Parkinson's Disease

—Parkinson's Central Provides Quick Access to Trusted Information— The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) launched today...

Jun 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

Medication Alone Insufficient in Treating Depression in Parkinson's Disease

MIAMI, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Parkinson's Outcomes Project show...