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
"My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world. You will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement," Neil Diamond said after di
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can cause tremors, slowness of movement and other symptoms.
James Beck, Chief Scientific Officer, is quoted in response to pharmaceutical funding pulling out from specific research: "Other pharmaceutical companies are also weighing this option and if the biggest of the bunch decides to exit the party, it might have a ripple effect on the others."
"The fear is that this becomes a trend," said James Beck, the Chief Scientific Officer at the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Other pharmaceutical companies are also weighing this option and if the biggest of the bunch decides to exit the party, it might have a ripple effect on the others,” he told Newsweek.
A new study says that the way your body processes coffee might indicate whether or not you have Parkinson's. James Beck, chief scientific officer at the Parkinson's Foundation, is quoted.
John L. Lehr, President & CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, shares his vision for the Parkinson's community.
Gil Thelen is organizing a Middle Georgia group of people with PD willing to study the disease and take action. Dr. Peter Schmidt, chief research and clinical officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation, is quoted.
A Parkinson’s Foundation study finds that women are much less likely than men to have caregivers, possibly due to the fact that most women outlive their caregivers.
Watch company Familia Vaglio is donating a portion of sales to the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Our goal is to not only raise money for charities but also raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease,” says Barreto.
Researchers at Northwestern Medicine, a Center of Excellence, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine found that continuous, vigorous exercise is a safe way to potentially slow the progression of PD symptoms.
A Parkinson’s Foundation study published in Neurology reveals that women with PD have significantly less access to caregiving support than men with PD. CEO John Lehr is quoted and mentions the foundation’s new Women and PD Initiative.