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Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation

Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Washington Post: Virtual library provides information about Parkinson’s disease Thursday, April 5, 2018

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, a time to think about how much you know about the disease.

You may know about the tremors and stiffness that gradually take over patients’ bodies. You may know about famous people with the disease, including Michael J. Fox.

Health360: HealthTalk: John L. Lehr | Parkinson's Awareness Month Thursday, April 5, 2018

Dave Duplay sits down with John L. Lehr, President & CEO of the Parkinson's Foundation, to talk about the challenges faced by those affected by Parkinson's disease, and what the Parkinson's Foundation is doing to help raise awareness and find a cure.

Parkinsons News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation Is Investing in Research to Create Better Lives Wednesday, April 4, 2018

This is a guest column by John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, marking Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

Bucs Support 'Moving Day Tampa Bay' in Fight Against Parkinson's Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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.

Healthline: How Brain Surgery Stops Parkinson’s Disease Tremors Tuesday, March 20, 2018

DBS Article for Parkinson’s disease citing information from Parkinson's Foundation.

Chicago Tribune: From the Community: Parkinson's Foundation Appoints Jena E. Abernathy to Board of Directors Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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.

Parkinson's News Today: 9 Organizations That Support Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Their Families Thursday, March 1, 2018

"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."

Medical News Today: 'Too Much' Brain Calcium May Cause Parkinson's Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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.

Reader’s Digest: 15 Silent Signs Your Body Might Be in Big Trouble Thursday, February 15, 2018

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: Interview With Clinical Trial Expert Dr. Peter Schmidt Friday, February 2, 2018

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. 

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