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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
Markets Insider: Parkinson’s Foundation Announces New Podcast with Research, Findings and Advice For Patients, Healthcare Professionals, And General Community Tuesday, August 1, 2017

As part of the Parkinson's Foundation's mission to ensure that all people living with Parkinson's obtain the care and support they need, the new podcast highlights the latest research and findings while providing practical advice from Parkinson's experts to help people with Parkinson's live better lives today.

UF News: Imaging Biomarker for Parkinson’s Could Aid In Testing Drugs To Slow Disease’s Progression Friday, July 28, 2017

Reflection of the warmth and camaraderie that unites the Western New York Parkinson’s community. Local Parkinson’s parties, dances, picnics, dinners, Moving Day®, support groups, a teaching symposium, wouldn’t happen without inspired leadership at the top of the of Western New York’s Parkinson’s Foundation chapter.

The Herald Sun: How Dance Is Helping People with Parkinson’s Heal Friday, July 28, 2017

This fun dance class aims to improve PD symptoms and gets participants moving. A foundation grant allows the dance and Pilates classes to be offered for free to the PD community.

The Buffalo News: My View: Involved Community Benefits Parkinson's Patients Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Reflection of the warmth and camaraderie that unites the Western New York Parkinson’s community. Local Parkinson’s parties, dances, picnics, dinners, Moving Day®, support groups, a teaching symposium, wouldn’t happen without inspired leadership at the top of the of Western New York’s Parkinson’s Foundation chapter.

Miami Herald: Senior-Level Hires and Promotions in South Florida For The Week Of July 17, 2017 Monday, July 17, 2017

Sean Kramer, a noted non-profit leader, was appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer, of the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Owatonna.com: Owatonna Seniorplace Hosts Educational Meeting on Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The foundation’s Minnesota chapter hosted the 2017 Parkinson Education Series. Erin McGee, the chapter program manager, is quoted.

Chicago Tribune: Checking the Cost of a Genetic Test Monday, July 10, 2017

Are you considering taking the new 23andMe genetic test? This article analyzes the reasons one may have to take the new genetic test. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted.

HPR: The Mission of the Parkinson’s Foundation Friday, July 7, 2017

John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, discusses their mission and work around the world and the needs of people with Parkinson’s.

IPS News: Working Toward a World Without Parkinson’s Disease Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr contributed this article regarding the role of the Parkinson's Foundation and the urgency for and improved understanding of treatment of Parkinson's patients.

Chicago Tribune: Retirement: Should You Take a Genetic Test to Spot Health Risks? Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted in this article on selling genetic tests for disease risk directly to consumers.

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