NEW YORK & MIAMI — The Parkinson’s Foundation today announced its hiring of Sean Kramer as Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer. The noted non-profit leader will oversee fundraising initiatives for the national organization, working from its offices in New York and Miami.
Seven Cities Receive Community Grants
The Parkinson’s Foundation mourns the loss of Tom Isaacs, a dear friend and renowned global advocate for the Parkinson’s community. Tom passed away on May 31 at the age of 49.
Tom was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s more than 20 years ago. He quickly became active in the fight against Parkinson’s in his native UK and as part of the global community.
Scientific Progress in Next 20 Years Due to Outpace the Last 200
Five New Members Added to Advisory Council to Improve Lives of People Living With Parkinson’s
New York, NY, and Miami, FL — The Parkinson’s Foundation is pleased to welcome five new members to its People with Parkinson’s Advisory Council. The appointments reflect the foundation’s ongoing commitment to engage with the community in its work to create a world without Parkinson’s disease.
Boston Area Residents Inspire Fellow Young Professionals to End Parkinson’s
New York, NY and Miami, FL — The Parkinson’s Foundation is pleased to announce the election of financial services executive Paul H. Nathan of San Francisco, CA, to its Board of Directors. The appointment was announced following a meeting of the board on April 27.
The Parkinson’s Foundation invites health innovators to join World Without Parkinson’s on Thursday, June 1 in New York, NY. The cutting-edge scientific event marks the 200th anniversary of James Parkinson’s, “An Essay on the Shaking Palsy.”
Earlier today, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will allow direct marketing to consumers of a genetic test that identifies predispositions for 10 medical conditions, including Parkinson’s. Such tests are referred to as direct-to-consumer or DTC.