Through Jennifer Enslein' own contributions and fundraising efforts, including a grant for $20,000 from the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Enslein was able to secure the Rock Steady Boxing program, which began in August, for the next two years. The funds pay for special equipment and instructor training at Rock Steady Boxing in Indianapolis, Indiana.
JCC Association of North America: Giving Parkinson’s a right hook
This is a guest column by John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, marking Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have pledged their support to the search for a cure for PD through donations and their effort to get people in motion at Moving Day.
DBS Article for Parkinson’s disease citing information from Parkinson's Foundation.
New initiative “Live Well. Do Tell.” will encourage the PD community to improve conversations about Parkinson’s symptoms among the circle of care, including people with Parkinson’s. The Parkinson’s Foundation is part of the initiative’s steering committee.
"The Parkinson’s Foundation provides information including news about the disease, information about upcoming events, insight into the latest research, and education about what to expect."
Insights from a new study — by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom — about the role of calcium in brain cells' signaling mechanisms brings us closer to understanding the causes of Parkinson's disease, including statistics from the Parkinson's Foundation's Parkinson's Outcomes Project.
Michael S. Okun, MD, Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director is quoted in this article about signs your body gives you as a harbinger for possible disease or illness.
Tomorrow edition interviews Peter Schmidt, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Research & Clinical Officer, at the Parkinson’s Foundation. Dr. Schmidt discusses selective vulnerability in PD, replicating the disease in a lab and discusses PD clinical trial processes.
John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, believes that Neil Diamond's public discussion of having Parkinson's will further push use of the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline.
Dr. James Beck interview on Neil Diamond's retirement & Parkinson's