Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director Michael S. Okun, MD, speaks about actor Alan Alda revealing he has Parkinson’s and discusses Parkinson’s symptoms and treatment.
New York Daily News: Alan Alda's Parkinson's Announcement: What It Means To Live With the Disease
Dan Davis, from Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio, interviewed about Moving Day Columbus. Moving Day is an inspiring walk uniting families, friends and communities in the effort to raise awareness and research funds.
Glenn Norris and his wife, Jo Anne Alexander, are taking Glenn’s Parkinson’s diagnosis head-on. Norris uses medicine, exercises and involvement to help him battle the disease . Parkinson’s Foundation quoted.
Brian Grant talks about his journey with Parkinson’s disease, “I was scared I didn't want people to look at me and think differently of me, but this is what I am,” said Grant. The Parkinson’s Foundation is quoted for statistics.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics earned a Center of Excellence designation. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr quoted.
The Foundation is investing $6.5 million across 53 research grants.
Researchers at Technion Israel Institute of Technology are developing a breath test that will eventually become a commercial diagnostic test for the early detection of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s Foundation quoted for statistics.
James Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, is interviewed on The Doctor’s Channel about the Prevalence Project.
Byline about the Prevalence Project by Jim Beck, PhD, Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer.
Cynthia Cadwell Pegado — a dance instructor who teaches a PD dance class that received grant funding from the Parkinson’s Foundation — led her weekly class on the local boardwalk to celebrate National Dance Day. Chris Jamele, Parkinson's Foundation Western New York executive director is quoted.
Three centers have been added to the Centers of Excellence network, increasing the number of Parkinson’s Foundation centers to 45.