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NPF Announcements

Special Report from the Desk of Cory BookerSpecial Report from the Desk of Cory Booker

In honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (NJ) has written an editorial which ran in The Baltimore Sun about his personal story of Parkinson’s and discovering a community of caregiving.

Social Security Action Alert for Redistribution

The Social Security Administration has issued a proposed rule to revise current regulations used to evaluate whether people with Parkinson's and other neurological disorders qualify for Social Security disability insurance, marking the first broad-scale overhaul of the criteria since 1985. Learn more and make your voice heard!

NIH-funded study on key Parkinson’s gene finds a possible new target for monitoring the disease

While it still needs to be confirmed, long-time leader in the biology of Parkinson’s Ted Dawson, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University, an NPF Center of Excellence, has for the first time indentified how the LRRK2 mutation may cause Parkinson’s.

Visit NPF’s Booth at the Parkinson’s Unity Walk!

NPF will be at the 20th annual Parkinson's Unity Walk in Central Park on April 26, 2014, where our booth will showcase the Whatever It Takes to Beat Parkinson's® campaign and Team Hope for Parkinson’s. Visit us for great giveaways, educational materials and more!