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Howard Hughes Medical Institute: HHMI Selects Outstanding Students for Medical Research Fellowships

Sixty-six exceptional medical and veterinary students are embarking on a year of research with support from HHMI. To make these fellowships a reality HHMI partners with outside organizations, including the Parkinson’s Foundation. We are committed to funding the next generation of Parkinson's researchers.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Buffalo News: A New Prescription for Parkinson's Patients: Hula, Flamenco and Tap-Dancing Thursday, August 2, 2018

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.

Parkinson’s News Today: Parkinson’s Foundation’s Centers of Excellence Expands Network Monday, August 6, 2018

Three centers have been added to the Centers of Excellence network, increasing the number of Parkinson’s Foundation centers to 45.

New York Daily News: Alan Alda's Parkinson's Announcement: What It Means To Live With the Disease Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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.

AARP: Alan Alda Diagnosed with Parkinson's Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Actor Alan Alda, 82, best known for his role in M*A*S*H, revealed that he has Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in the article. “You can live a full and productive life with the disease,” Lehr said.

The Post and Courier: MUSC recognized for providing quality care to Parkinson’s patients Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the Medical University of South Carolina will become part of its Center of Excellence global network.

Business 2 Community: 15 Brands with a Visual Identity That Perfectly Captures Their Personality Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Business 2 Community rounded their team’s favorite brands to show the best real-life examples of a visual identity at work. The Parkinson’s Foundation is the only non-profit highlighted.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics: UI named a center of excellence in Parkinson's care Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation has named UI Hospitals and Clinics a center of excellence and adds it to a global network of 45 select academic medical centers. Medical Marijuana: Enquirer Estimates 3.5 Million Ohioans Could be Eligible. That's Far More Than State Predicts Will Use It. Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Research suggests at least three out of 10 Ohioans have one of the 21 medical conditions that under state law can be treated with medical marijuana. Dan Davis at the Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio chapter is quoted.

Parkinson’s Today: Study Outlines Risk Factors for Frequent Falls in Parkinson’s Patients Monday, July 16, 2018

According to researchers, Parkinson’s patients may experience falls because of their motor symptoms, such as uncontrollable accelerations, impaired balance, and freezing of gait. Approximately 50 percent of these falls require medical care. Data from the Parkinson’s Foundation Parkinson’s Outcomes Project is cited.

NASH Matters: Parkinson's Foundation Sunday, July 15, 2018

Parkinson’s Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, James Beck, PhD. Dr. Beck talks about the Parkinson’s Foundation and explains the importance of the Prevalence Project.


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