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NPF Announcements

NPF Partners with NYU Langone Medical Center and The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan for Parkinson's Wellness Initiative

With generous support from the Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation, this new initiative will launch in four U.S. cities across the country by 2016, and is designed to help improve the quality of life of thousands of individuals impacted by Parkinson’s disease through physical exercise, support, education, and socialization opportunities.

Free Webinar: Managing Cognitive & Behavioral Changes in Parkinson'sFree Webinar: Managing Cognitive & Behavioral Changes in Parkinson's

Parkinson's can affect the way we think and act. Register for our webinar taking place on Wednesday, October 8 to learn what's normal and what's not, and what to do about it.

Alim Benabid & Mahlon DeLong Receive the Lasker-Debakey Award

NPF's National Medical Director, Dr. Michael S. Okun, has written a perspective in The New England Journal of Medicine discussing the research on deep brain stimulation by Alim Benabid and Mahlon DeLong. Their research has helped thousands of people with Parkinson's disease and debilitating neurological diseases. They are being recognized with the Lasker–Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award.

Get moving this fall at Moving Day!Get moving this fall at Moving Day!

Register today for Moving Day, a walk for Parkinson's! With several events scheduled for the fall, thousands of walkers will "move" together for a common goal — to beat Parkinson's. Register as an individual, join a team, or sponsor a participant — make your move today!