News from parkinson's disease foundation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

( NYSE:BSX)

Nov 04, 2014, 13:36 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo

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
http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111101/DC97663LOGO

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Get Involved with the Parkinson's Disease Foundation during April's Parkinson's Awareness Month.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
PD Shimmers. (PRNewsFoto/The Mike Justak Foundation for Parkinson's Disease)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

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...

Jun 19, 2013, 11:54 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces New Leadership

 The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the election of two new leaders: Howard D. Morgan, a senior partner at a...

Apr 01, 2013, 14:44 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Asks, How Will You Make A Difference During Parkinson's Awareness Month?

Awareness Campaign Offers Free Tools To Help Communities Make an Impact in April The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is...

Nov 12, 2012, 14:52 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Invites Community to PAIR Up for Parkinson's Research, Address Inequalities in Research Studies

Grassroots PDF Research Advocates Address Inequalities to Ensure More Effective Treatments for All People with Parkinson's Disease The...

Nov 01, 2012, 16:26 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Honors Care Partners Making a Difference During National Family Caregivers Month

Offers Free Online Seminar for Care Partners to People with Parkinson's on Tuesday, November 20  The Parkinson's Disease Foundation...

Sep 20, 2012, 13:21 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Announces Latest Online Educational Series

Free Online and Phone Seminars for People with Parkinson's Disease, Care Partners, Family Members and Health Care Professionals  The...

Sep 18, 2012, 14:51 ET
Parkinson's Disease Foundation logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Awards $1.35 Million for Novel Research Projects

Researchers Take Fresh Look at Parkinson's Disease Science The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) is pleased to announce $1.35...

Jul 26, 2012, 13:16 ET

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Invites Community to Join Research Advocates In Speeding New Treatments

PDF Training Prepares 27 New Research Advocates from Western Region The Parkinson's Disease Foundation® (PDF®) welcomes 27 new members to...