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Nov 10, 2015, 11:56 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Offers Free Resources During National Family Caregivers Month

 In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is offering free resources to address...

Oct 08, 2015, 11:13 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Seeks Grant Applications to Help Solve, Treat and End Parkinson's Disease

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) invites scientific applications for eight grant programs that provide critical research...

Sep 17, 2015, 10:45 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Mobilizes Community to Address Unmet Needs of Women Living with Parkinson's

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to launch its Women and PD Initiative, the first national coordinated effort...

Sep 15, 2015, 12:57 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Highlights Under-recognized Aspects of Disease with New Online Educational Series

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest series of PD ExpertBriefings...

May 12, 2015, 13:05 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces New Members of People with Parkinson's Advisory Council

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce new members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory Council.  The...

Apr 01, 2015, 15:42 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Calls Upon the Community to Shape Research During Parkinson's Awareness Month

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is calling upon the community to shape research and therapy development during April,...

Mar 12, 2015, 12:50 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Expands Scientific Leadership

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Scientific Advisory Board to guide the...

Nov 04, 2014, 13:36 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Highlights Diverse Contributions of Care Partners

 As part of National Family Caregivers Month this November, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) recognizes the diverse...

Oct 30, 2014, 11:49 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation and The Edmond J. Safra Foundation Join Together to Train Next Generation of Nurses in Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's Disease Foundation and The Edmond J. Safra Foundation Join Together to Train Next Generation of Nurses in Parkinson's Disease

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) and the Edmond J. Safra Foundation announced today their collaboration on expanding and...

Sep 09, 2014, 12:46 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces Newest Series of Community-Driven Online Seminars

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce its sixth series of PD ExpertBriefings, free interactive seminars...

Jul 24, 2014, 13:15 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Awards $1.3 Million in Research Grants to Help Solve, Treat and End Parkinson's Disease

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $1.3 million in funding for more than 30 investigator-initiated...

Jul 01, 2014, 10:50 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces New Advisory Council Members

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce new members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory...

Apr 01, 2014, 16:19 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Urges Communities to Recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) invites communities to recognize April as Parkinson's Awareness Month with help from its...

Mar 28, 2014, 13:30 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces $20,000 in Grant Funding for Patient-Centered Research to Speed New Treatments

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $20,000 in grant funding to support patient-centered research at four...

Mar 13, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces $30,000 in Grant Funding to Study Fatigue and Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $30,000 in funding to address two disabling, yet under-recognized...

Mar 07, 2014, 13:16 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Calls Upon Research Professionals to Engage Patient Advocates in Speeding Drug Development

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) invites research professionals within industry, academia and government, to partner with its...

Jan 29, 2014, 13:16 ET
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Five Leading Regional Parkinson's Organizations, Supported by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation®, Announce Collaborative Alliance

Alliance Leverages Independent Nonprofit Strengths to Enrich Programs for Parkinson's Community  The Parkinson's Disease Foundation®...

Nov 25, 2013, 08:40 ET
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Unshaken By Eight-Year Parkinson's Battle, Minnesotan's Synchronized Holiday Light Show Shimmers Message of Hope with 58,000 Lights

 On December 2, Plymouth Minnesota Mayor Kelli Slavik will join resident Mike Justak to preside over the official lighting of a Holiday Light...

Nov 01, 2013, 12:19 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Calls Upon Care Partners to Help Find the Cure For Parkinson's

Emphasizes Critical Role of Care Partners in Parkinson's Research During National Family Caregivers Month As part of National Family...

Jun 27, 2013, 14:32 ET
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Parkinson's Disease Foundation Awards $1 Million to Help Reveal Causes, Advance Therapies and End Parkinson's

The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $1 million in funding for 14 global research projects designed to...