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$705,000 in Advancing Parkinson’s Therapies Grants enable treatments to move from “bench to bedside.”

Translational Research Grants ($500,000)

Impact of a Novel Exercise Intervention on Executive Function and Sleep in People with Parkinson’s
Amy Amara, M.D., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Remotely-supervised Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) for At-home Treatment of Fatigue and Cognitive Slowing in Parkinson’s Disease
Milton Biagioni, M.D., New York University

Goal-directed Behavior in Parkinson’s Disease
Nabila Dahodwala, M.D., University of Pennsylvania

Multi-modal Neuroimaging of Fatigue in Parkinson’s Disease
Hengyi Rao, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Double-blind, Randomised, Cross-over, Pilot Study of Cannabidiol in People with Parkinson’s and RBD Sleep Disorder
Renata Riha, M.D., University of Edinburgh

Innovations Awards ($150,000)

Parkinson Study Group: Advancing Clinical Research
Hubert Fernandez, M.D., and Michael Schwarzschild, M.D., Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Meeting Sponsorship ($55,000)

Gordon Research Conference on Parkinson’s Disease | $50,000
Andrew Singleton, Ph.D., National Institutes of Health (Chair), J. Timothy Greenamyre, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (Co-Chair)

20 Years of Alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Synucleinopathies: From Bedside to Bench and Back to the Patient | $3,000
Leonidas Stefanis, M.D., Ph.D., University of Athens Medical School (Chair), Kostas Vekrellis, Ph.D., Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (Co-Chair)

American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Travel Grants | $2,000
Fredric Manfredsson, Ph.D., Michigan State University

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