InspirFit offers PD programs designed to increase or maintain the physical well-being of participants. The foundation provides a grant to the program.
Chicago Tribune: Parkinson's Patients Find Help at Willowbrook Fitness Facility
23andMe announced it’s recent FDA authorization to market its Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests for 10 hereditary disorders. Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr is quoted.
For the first time, the FDA is allowing a company to sell genetic tests for disease risk directly to consumers. The test will provide the likelihood that people could develop conditions like Parkinson’s. Jim Beck, Parkinson’s Foundation chief scientific officer is quoted.
Parkinson’s Foundation CEO John Lehr rang the opening bell in honor of Parkinson’s Awareness Month along with Vice Chair Howard Morgan, board members and staff.
Julie Bullock seeks treatment and raises funds for the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Center of Excellence. She also works at the University, teaching staff and students about PD.
Parkinson’s Foundation Medical Director Dr. Okun weighs in on a recent Parkinson’s and hepatitis study.
NPF division’s Minnesota chapter and local NBC news host Dave Schwartz paired up to raise money for Parkinson’s Awareness month in a unique way.
NPF division’s Heartland chapter board member Denise Franklin talks about early warning signs, our Aware in Care hospitalization kit and Moving Day® Kansas City.
Neurology Now recently spoke with Parkinson’s Foundation new CEO, John Lehr, about the merged organization and his new job. John shared the Foundation’s insight on cutting-edge research and helping people with Parkinson’s live their best lives every day.
60 Minutes shows how con-artists insert fake news into the national conversation. NPF division is mentioned in relation to the rumor regarding Hillary Clinton and Parkinson’s.
In a study in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, researchers determined that people with PD who exercised regularly had significantly slower declines in HRQL and mobility over a two-year period. Lead investigator Miriam R. Rafferty, PhD, of Northwestern University and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, a center of Excellence, describes the main findings of the study. NPF’s Parkinson’s Outcomes Project is mentioned.