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.
The 60th Anniversary Gala to benefit Parkinson’s Foundation will take place Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the Garden Terrace Room at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, NY. The Gala marks the 60th Anniversary of both the Parkinson ’s Disease Foundation (PDF) and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF), the legacy organizations of the Parkinson’s Foundation and recognizes their
The Parkinson’s Foundation mourns the loss of Lewis P. “Bud” Rowland, M.D., Emeritus member of its Board of Directors and longtime champion of its work to end Parkinson’s. Dr. Rowland, who also served as President of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) division of the Parkinson’s Foundation for many years, passed away on March 16.
Proceeds From Fourth Annual Helping Hours Event Benefit Parkinson’s Foundation
Recently, four Parkinson’s Foundation Research Advocates helped guide $16 million in government funding for Parkinson’s disease (PD) research. This is the second straight year in which our Research Advocates have served as consumer reviewers for research funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD). The group included:
NEW YORK CITY & MIAMI — The Parkinson's Foundationhas received a $250,000 award to develop new patient-centered recommendations to improve the health of women living with Parkinson’s disease.
Five New Awards Address Unmet Needs
New York, NY and Miami, FL — The Parkinson’s Foundation has awarded $500,000 for translational research grants to address critical unmet needs in Parkinson’s disease. The investments jumpstart practical solutions to ease difficulties related to cognition, fatigue and sleep, all of which are debilitating yet under-recognized symptoms in Parkinson’s.
$13.7 million dollars raised over five years
The 10th Anniversary of Celebrate Spring New York will take place on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Lavo located at 39 East 58th Street between Madison and Park Avenues. The event is hosted by the Young New Yorkers for the Fight Against Parkinson’s and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation.