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Oct 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Parkinson's Foundation Launches National Program for People Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the launch of Newly Diagnosed: Building a Better Life with Parkinson's Disease, a new campaign designed to ...


Sep 17, 2019, 12:33 ET Parkinson's Foundation Invests $4.2 Million in Research Grants

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced an investment of $4.2 million across 46 research grants to advance promising Parkinson's disease (PD)...


Aug 06, 2019, 08:58 ET Parkinson's Foundation Designates Three New Centers of Excellence in Parkinson's Care

The Parkinson's Foundation announced the addition of three new Centers of Excellence to its global network of expert care providers for people with...


Jul 30, 2019, 08:58 ET Parkinson's Foundation Grants $8 Million to Further Parkinson's Research

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the institutions that will receive $8 million in research funding to design and launch...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:58 ET Parkinson's Foundation Launches First-of-its-Kind Free Genetic Testing Initiative for People with Parkinson's Disease

The Parkinson's Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson's Disease, a first-of-its-kind...


May 09, 2019, 12:00 ET Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Professional Education Training in Charleston

The Parkinson's Foundation announced the location of its signature professional education program course, Allied Team Training for Parkinson's, ATTP® ...


May 07, 2019, 12:00 ET Parkinson's Foundation Launches New Online Nurse Course

The Parkinson's Foundation has launched a new online course for nurses who are delivering care across the Parkinson's disease (PD) spectrum. Designed ...


Apr 22, 2019, 12:00 ET Parkinson's Foundation Grants $1.5 Million to Local Communities for Parkinson's Programs

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the recipients of more than $1.5 million in community grants for Parkinson's programs. Community grants...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:00 ET Parkinson's Foundation Issues First Patient-Centered Research Agenda for Women Living with Parkinson's

Recognizing long-standing gender disparities in Parkinson's research and care, the Parkinson's Foundation Women and Parkinson's Initiative has...


Feb 13, 2019, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Professional Education Training in Iowa City

The Parkinson's Foundation announced the location of its signature professional education program course, Allied Team Training for Parkinson's,...


Dec 04, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Its First-Ever Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's Disease Conference

The Parkinson's Foundation will host its first-ever conference focused on medical marijuana and Parkinson's disease (PD) in Denver, CO, March 6-7,...


Oct 30, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Free Bilingual Caregiver Summit

The Parkinson's Foundation will host a Caregiver Summit – "Cumbre Para Cuidadores" – geared specifically toward caregivers of people living with...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Extends Bilingual National Helpline Hours

The Parkinson's Foundation announced today that its toll-free Helpline, 1-800-4PD-INFO, will extend its hours, answering calls in English and...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation extiende el horario de su línea telefónica de ayuda bilingüe nacional

Parkinson's Foundation anunció hoy que su línea telefónica de ayuda gratuita, 1-800-4PD-INFO, ampliará su horario de servicio, respondiendo a...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Extends Bilingual National Helpline Hours

The Parkinson's Foundation announced today that its toll-free Helpline, 1-800-4PD-INFO, will extend its hours, answering calls in English and...


Sep 11, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Allied Team Training for Parkinson's in Atlanta

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the location of its signature professional education program course, Allied Team Training for Parkinson's, ...


Aug 14, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Increases Funding to $6.2 Million to Advance Parkinson's Research

The Parkinson's Foundation announced today an increased investment of $6.2 million across 53 research grants to support the work of promising...


Jul 24, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Designates Three Centers of Excellence in Parkinson's Care

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the addition of three new Centers of Excellence to its global network: Cleveland Clinic; Medical...


Jul 10, 2018, 10:30 ET New Study Shows 1.2 Million People in the United States Estimated to be Living with Parkinson's Disease by 2030

A Parkinson's Foundation study recently published in the scientific journal, npj Parkinson's Disease, reveals findings from the most comprehensive...


Jun 26, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Elects Howard D. Morgan Chairman of the Board

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the election of Howard D. Morgan as chairman of its board of directors. Mr. Morgan, who previously served...


Jun 13, 2018, 09:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Announces Five New Members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory Council

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced five new members of its People with Parkinson's Advisory Council. The council consists of people living...


Mar 06, 2018, 10:00 ET Parkinson's Foundation Announces New Genetic Initiative Connecting Parkinson's Genetic Data with Clinical Care

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced a new initiative offering genetic testing and counseling to Parkinson's patients within its Center of...


Feb 01, 2018, 09:05 ET Terranova's Stephen Bittel Donates $450,000 to Parkinson's Foundation

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced that Stephen Bittel, chairman and founder of Terranova, has made a $450,000 donation to support the...


Jan 10, 2018, 09:05 ET Largest Clinical Study of Parkinson's Disease Reaches 10,000-Patient Milestone, Reveals Critical Learnings

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the enrollment of the 10,000th Parkinson's patient and the discovery of critical new learnings in what...


Dec 04, 2017, 08:05 ET Parkinson's Foundation Study Finds Gender Disparities In Caregiving, With Women At A Disadvantage

A Parkinson's Foundation study published in the December 1, 2017 issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology,...