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The Parkinson's Foundation announced the election of Chicago entrepreneur Peter Goldman its Board of Directors. Goldman is managing partner of Lakeshore Sport & Fitness in Chicago.
The Parkinson’s Foundation asks for applications from new investigators for the Parkinson's Foundation-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award.
Stewart Factor, a doctor at Emory University, a Center of Excellence, is learning how to put breaks on the range of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s, in hopes of finding a cure.
PD support group will meet October 23 and distribute free foundation resources.
Allan Levey is a major player in the neurosciences and global health at Emory. Levey was a recipient of the foundation’s Heikkila Research Scholar Award.
Ed McCaskey of the Chicago Bears have been living with PD for 11 years. In that time he’s run 13 marathons and boxes regularly. This Sunday, former Bears and other NFL players will walk with McCaskey at Moving Day® Chicago. Mentions Parkinson’s Outcomes Project.
Sara O’Hare, Parkinson Foundation Chicago Community Development Director, is interviewed and speaks about PD and Moving Day®. Moving Day® Chicago supporter Bob Baittie is also interviewed.
The Kohler family is expanding their team "Kohler's Crew" into the community and fundraising for Moving Day® Chicago.
Chicago blogger writes about his PD and support of Moving Day® Chicago, taking place October 15. “In the first five years of this event, there have been about one hundred of these nationally and it's raised almost $14,000,000… it helps fund better care and programs to help Parkinson's patients lead a better lifestyle,” wrote Howard Moore.
The cause of Parkinson’s disease remains unknown but people who want a hands-free way to stay updated on new developments about the disease can listen to a podcast launched recently by the Parkinson’s Foundation.